Amethyst is a semiprecious stone and is the traditional birthstone for February. Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz often used in jewelry. For many thousands of years, amethyst which is considered the most striking representative of the quartz family has been a jewel coveted by royalty and clergy alike. Amethyst has been said to have a sobering and cleansing effect, driving out evil spirits and inspiring the intellect among many other things. A great present for all ages, your purchase includes extra quality multi-colored Brazilian handpicked amethyst stones direct from a Brazilian manufacturer. As an extra perk, we enclose a fact sheet with the common properties linked to amethysts. Everything is provided for your gift giving, from transparent silver pouch to stunning gift box. Tumbled stones are unique gift ideas that will be valued to enhance home decor and create jewelry, as well as for youngsters interested in minerals and geology.