an Unpolished Amethyst


February's birthstone

Photograph by RF Company

Represents sincerity

Being two-faced or half-hearted isn’t your thing. What you say to your friends and family is genuine and honest.

Old-school myths

Amethysts supposedly had good powers. It was believed that they helped people stay awake and think clearly, protected against evil spells, and brought victory in battle.

Rock-solid facts

Amethysts are found in geodes, which look like ugly rocks on the outside. Cracked open, a geode reveals sparkling raw amethyst crystals that range in color from light mauve to deep purple. At one time, you could only wear amethyst jewelry if you were royalty.