Wednesday, February 2, 2011

February Birthstone: Amethyst

(by dbVictoria) Pink Amethyst Sterling Silver Long Dangle Earrings by Eleven13 Amethyst is a variety of quartz, silicon dioxide. The purple comes from iron or manganese impurities. It is the traditional birthstone for the month of February. Frosted Amethyst Nugget Necklace by Vandiva It is said to be a meditative and calming stone, helping increasing spirituality and psychic powers, as well as providing aid in dealing with addictions. Amethyst Dionysus Tears Bracelet by Blancheb In ancient times it was believed to protect the wearer from poison. Purple Circles sterling bubble necklace with amethyst by Metalicious It is to this day worn by Catholics bishops, as it is supposed to bring the wearer wisdom. Amethyst Ring – Silver Bezel Setting – Size 8 by Jewelry24seven -------------------- dbVictoria and all of the artists featured here are members of the Jewelry on Etsy Team. You can see more gorgeous jewelry from our team by searching JETTEAM on Etsy.

10 comments :

LittleBrownBird (Mary) said...

Great post and such beautiful jewelry! Thanks so much Victoria!

DG Jewelry Designs said...

Great article and beautiful amethyst examples from the JetTeam.

Your Daily Jewels said...

Such beautiful amethyst jewels from a talented group of artisans

Erika Price said...

Fabulous amethyst finds! Thanks for sharing :)

zigojacko said...

Gorgeous amethyst jewellery items - love them. Check out another great range of amethyst pieces on this shop - http://www.freshpurple.com/quick-shop/jewellery-by-gemstone/amethyst-jewellery defo worth taking a peek :)

Beadsme said...

Wish I was a February gal. Love these gems.

Made By Tammy said...

Fantastic article and jewelry!

Deb Jeffries said...

Really interesting information and WOW those pieces of jewelry are FAB!

Dashery Jewelry said...

Beautiful jewelry! and cool info!

Duchess said...

Great article, beautiful jewelry, daughters birthstone.