Amethyst is the February/Aquarius birthstone. It is known for spiritual upliftment and helpful in communicating effectively. In ancient times, Amethyst was thought to have numerous mystical and protective powers. It is the most highly valued of the quartz varieties and is typically found in a lilac to deep purple coloring. These beautiful nuggets are a great enhancement to any design.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 7
Amethyst (violet/ purple) represents the crown chakra, which is positioned at the top of the head. It aids in spiritual upliftment. Amethyst helps clear the aura, while balancing the physical, intellectual, and emotional bodies. Amethyst is the birthstone for February/ Aquarius.