February Birthstone ~ Amethyst

Amethyst is the most precious and valuable gemstone of the quartz family and can be found in Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, the USA, Uraguay and Zambia! Phew!As purple is considered to be the colour of royalty, beautiful Amethysts can be found in the Crown Jewels and was a…

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Amethyst is the most precious and valuable gemstone of the quartz family and can be found in Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, the USA, Uraguay and Zambia! Phew!

As purple is considered to be the colour of royalty, beautiful Amethysts can be found in the Crown Jewels and was a favourite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian royalty.  It was also referred to as the “stone of bishops”.