Amethyst is the most highly prized variety of quartz and is the birthstone for February.In Greek mythology, it was felt that it would prevent drunkenness, encourage celibacy and symbolize piety. Western mystics say the stone helps instill the highest ideals and urges one to do what is right.
Brilliant purple amethyst gemstones are mounted on a sterling silver tear shaped setting. The reflective shine of the sterling silver reflects light into the amethyst making the stones more brilliant. These amethyst and sterling silver earrings have sterling silver posts.