The Amethyst gemstone a beautiful fusion of violet and red. The stone was said to have been worn by Saint Valentine, patron saint of romantic love, and who would know better than St. Valentine. The ancient Greek gods believed the stone would keep their soldier’s minds clear, and so they carried the stone with them as they went into battle.  In more recent history the amethyst purple color became the color of royalty. Today the stone is thought to provide the wearer with qualities of stability, peace, courage, focus, romance, and affection.  So take your clear-headed self and find some love wearing your favorite stone this February!!!