Amethyst -

Amethyst Gemstone Jewellery

Birthstone - February

Mohs scale of hardness - 7

Colour - Varies from deep purple to light violet, it is rarely consistent but instead can appear patchy or stripey

Cut - As cabochons or as faceted gemstones

Found - as large single crystals in deposits in Brazil, Bolivia, Sri Lanka

Care Tip - Amethyst shouldn't be left out in strong light as this may cause it to fade