Amethyst Charm Necklace: February's birthstone
This amethyst charm necklace has been made with amethyst charms and strung with beading thread. Sterling silver plated findings have been used to complete the look of this piece.
Birthstone: February - amethyst
A little bit of history, myth and legend associated with Amethyst
Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz and can come in a range of shades of purple, from a deep purple to a pale lilac. The element that creates this purple colour is manganese within the clear quartz, with the range of colours with the amount of iron included in the gemstone being responsible for the depth of colour. The name s derived from the Greek 'ametusthos' meaning 'not intoxicated'.
In ancient times amethyst was thought to be the 'gem of fire' and was at points in history worth as much as diamond. Amethyst has long been associated with royalty throughout the ages due to is purple colour and is the official birthstone for February. It is thought to guard against drunkenness and helpful in curing addiction. Many believe that if worn amethyst will make the wearer more gentle and amiable.
The crystal healing properties of this gemstone are only given as background to it and are not given as confirmed advice. The lore and mythological background of the gemstone is given for information only and is not the opinion of Toria's Trinkets.
If you are interested in anything in the Toria's Trinkets collection but would like something made personally for you please contact me and i would be happy to sit and talk to you about your thoughts and how i can create a unique piece for you to treasure. I have a wide variety of gemstones that i use to create my pieces and if i don't have exactly what you are looking for in my stash i will be able to obtain it in order to create your piece of jewellery.
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love and light x