February Birthstone – Amethyst or Onyx

February blesses us with a gorgeous purple birthstone, Amethyst with sexy black Onyx serving as an alternate.

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Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz and comes in many shades of purple with some Amethyst being almost white, and some gemstones more translucent while others are opaque.

If you have a friend or loved one with a February birthday, consider a gift that includes their birthstone to honor the day they were born.