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Wednesday, February 01, 2017

February's Birthstone is the Dazzling Amethyst

by Bonaci Fine Jewelers
Februarys Birthstone is the Dazzling Amethyst
Amethyst is a beautiful gemstone known for its signature purple color. It gets its name from the ancient Greek word for intoxicated, because they believed that amethyst could prevent drunkenness. In modern times, amethyst is the birthstone for people born in February, and it is used for a variety of decorative purposes.



The Many Hues of Amethyst
Februarys Birthstone is the Dazzling Amethyst
Amethyst is a type of quartz that gets its violet hue from trace elements and iron impurities within the quartz. Amethyst is typically a purple shade, ranging from pale, pinkish purple, to deep bluish purp...
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Monday, February 01, 2016

The Royal Amethyst - Treasured by Jewelry Buyers

by Bonaci Fine Jewelers
The Regal History of Amethysts
The loyal community of Bonaci Jewelry buyers is always interested in knowing more about their favorite gems. One of their favorites, the amethyst, has quite a long history and many interesting facts about how it became the jewel of royalty. The amethyst is also the birthstone for the month of February. This is where the details about this beautiful gem begin.

The Royal Amethyst - Treasured by Jewelry Buyers
The amethyst is a gem that caught the eye of Neanderthal Man. Among prehistoric man's remains was found this spectacular jewel. It is hard to imagine how 25,000 years ago, this gem was already treasured as a stone to decorate the simple lives of early man. Later, Greeks and Romans both chose...
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