February Birthstone February 27 2018

The traditional birthstone for February is the amethyst.

The amethyst was trafitionally believed to protect from drunkenness and intoxication- the ancient Greeks would drop a piece of amethyst into their wine to neutralise the alcohol.

In Feng Shui the amethyst is assosiated with wealth.

Amethyst is believed to be primarily a stone of protection from work related stress and negativity and is often used to aid meditation, understanding, effective communication and intelligence.

It is also the Pantone colour of the year for 2018  - ultra violet so bang on trend too!