Last month I shared the significance of the January birthstone - garnet and I will continue to share birthstone colors for every month and their meanings.
Today, I will share the birthstone and flower for February.
February is a special month, not only is it the shortest month of the year but it’s associated with purification and love.
The name of February comes from the Roman god Februus. But, the word February was derived from the Roman purification festival called Februa, during which people were washed ritually around the15th.
What is the birthstone for February
The birthstone for February is Amethyst.
Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone. It protects
against supernatural attacks, transmutes energy into love, and protects the user from all kinds of pain, including geopathic or electromagnetic stress, and other people's ill wishes. The Amethyst stone relieves stress and strain, relieves irritability, regulates mood swings, dissipates
frustration, rage, fear, and anxiety.
Birthstone colors for February
Amethyst, February's birthstone, is a variety of Quartz which carries a spectacular purple color ranging from a blend of deep violet and red to a lighter lilac hue.
Birth flower for February
Thanks to Valentine’s Day on the 14th many associate red roses with February, but the violet is actually the birth flower for February. This purple-hued bloom symbolizes humility, fidelity, and virtue. The violet serves as a wonderful reminder of loyalty, thoughtfulness, and dependability.
Now that you know the meaning of the birthstone and flower for February, Shop our top Nagicia pick inspired by the birthstone colors of this month is our handmade Royal Purple Amethyst Statement Necklace.