It's name was born from the myth of Bacchus,
the Greek god of wine who watched as maiden Amethyst was transformed into
crystal. He then poured his drink as an offering giving the gem it's lovely color.
It's purple having an effect on emotions, Amethyst is known
for preparing the wearer for journeys of transformation.
Found mainly in Brazil and Africa: all who wear this February Birthstone
will feel the peaceful energy of this ancient gem.