Amazing Amethyst – Feb’s Birthstone

February’s birthstone is amethyst.  Amethysts come in varying shades of purple from a very pale hue to deep, rich purple.  Did you know that some of the most beautiful examples are mined right here in the US?  In Arizona in fact.

Four Peaks Amethyst in stunning setting
Four Peaks Amethyst in stunning setting

This stunning 15-carat amethyst was mined in the Four Peaks Mine of Arizona. Amethysts from this mine have flashes of red when viewed under natural light, making them dance with a special fire. They are very rare indeed.

The exquisite examples found at MaJe Gallery have been faceted by the master faceter, Bill Booze, also of Arizona.  Bill’s expertise in faceting brings out the most sparkle and visual beauty within each stone.

Four Peaks Amethyst Ring
Four Peaks Amethyst Ring

Here we have a 12-carat Four Peaks amethyst set in a lovely and unique sterling silver setting. Also faceted by Bill Booze, the depth of color, and flashes of red in this stone are simply mesmerizing.  This is now size 7, but never fear! It can be resized at no extra charge.

A number of other examples can be seen at MaJe Gallery.  Stop by to view the entire collection and select the perfect size and setting for that special February birthday girl!