Amethyst Birthstone - February Birthstone
Is purple your color? If so, you'll love amethyst jewelry such as amethyst rings and amethyst necklaces from Kay. Amethyst is the birthstone of February, making amethyst jewelry a special gift for those who were born in this month. Amethyst is not only a sight to behold, but also the color of royalty and a traditional symbol of peace, tranquility and protection. Available in shades of purple ranging from a light lavender to a deep, dark and royal purple, amethyst is an attractive gemstone in virtually any setting, including white gold, yellow gold and rose gold.
COLOR: All shades of purple ranging from pale lilac to deep violet.
DURABILITY: Fair to good toughness. Good for everyday wear.
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Amethyst Jewelry Care
Is Amethyst Jewelry Safe for Normal Wear?
Amethyst is a moderately tough gemstone, but all gemstones in the quartz family require proper care to prevent scratching. Sharp temperature changes can harm your amethyst jewelry. Certain household chemicals can also cause damage, so it's best to remove jewelry before cleaning or using harsh solutions.
How to Clean Amethyst Jewelry
Amethyst is February's birthstone and typically appears in shades of light purple. Warm water and gentle soap is the safest way to clean amethyst jewelry. Do not use steam cleaners.
Other Ways to Clean Amethyst Jewelry
It may be safe to use an ultrasonic cleaner on amethyst jewelry. Speak to a KAY associate. And remember, you can always take advantage of KAY's free jewelry cleaning services.
How to Store Amethyst Jewelry
Wrap amethyst jewelry in a soft cloth to avoid scratching and keep separate from harder gemstones, like diamonds.
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