Story: The 6mm Amethyst Stud Earrings feature a round amethyst cabochon of rich, even saturation of color and a stylish rose-cut that emphasizes its cool purple hue. It’s my sister’s favorite gemstone, so you know I couldn’t help myself, but to make things with this semi-precious gemstone!
Materials: Amethyst is the best known and most valuable form of quartz. A favorite of yesteryear, this rose-cut faceting features a flat base and a crown made up of triangular facets. I set the gemstones in Sterling Silver.
Measurements: These are 6mm gemstones making them a perfect size
Care: Clean with lukewarm water and mild soap. Rinse well and pat dry with a soft cloth.
Meaning: Amethyst is the birthstone for February. And, amethyst is the gemstone for your 33rd wedding anniversary. The ancient Greeks wore amethyst and carved drinking vessels from it in the belief that it would prevent intoxication. Amethyst is an extremely popular gem because of its attractive purple color. Like the word “turquoise,” the word “amethyst” is now the name of a color as well as the name of gem material. The spiritual meaning of Amethyst is groundedness, tranquility, and calm. The literal meaning of Amethyst is “not intoxicated” – its name translates from the Greek word améthystos.