February is the month of Aquarius, whose posse includes Jennifer Aniston, Harry Styles, Ashton Kutcher, and Phil Collins. The positive traits of Aquarius are no doubt endless, but some of the key ones are said to be:

  • * Fair
  • Curious
  • Affectionate
  • Frank
  • Imaginative

while the negative ones are believed to be:

  • Unpredictable
  • Detached
  • * Inefficient
  • Stubborn
  • Rebellious

The stone associated with Aquarius is the AmethystAmethyst was believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward intoxication, also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted.  In fact, the word amethst  comes from the Greek word “amethystos” meaning “not drunk". There's an interesting fact for when you're down the pub! Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. Amethyst is basically purple quartz and can found throughout the world. In the past, Russia was regarded as the best source of fine amethysts which were used in a lot of royal European jewellery.  Nowadays, Brazil is the main source, followed by Zambia.

In birthstone/astrological terms, Amethyst is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits of those born under the sign of Aquarius, and is said to have a gently sedative energy that promotes peacefulness, happiness, and contentment. From a health perspective,  Amethyst is believed to boost blood circulation, and aid cell regeneration. We can't testify to any of that, but on a superficial level, it is indeed one of the most stunning of gemstones! You can view the entire Amethyst collection at Aquaruby. In the meantime, here are some of our picks:

(L-R: Pomegranate London Amethst Pear Drop Earrings, Satya February Amethyst Mandala Necklace, Azuni Amethyst Double Strand Bracelet)

Amethyst Jewellery at Aquaruby