Amethyst is one of our most popular gemstones, featuring beautiful purple hues. A birthstone for February, amethyst has endured the ages as one of man's most prized possessions.
The main Canadian source of amethyst is near Thunder Bay, Ontario where mining has taken place intermittently over the last one hundred years. Scientists believe the amethyst find near Thunder Bay to be over one billion years old.
Amethyst has calming and protective qualities and can increase inspiration and intuition.