February is the month of love. And those born in the month of February have the pleasure of having, Amethyst as their birthstone. Amethyst is purple quartz and it is a blend of the colors violet and red that gives it its unique color. As with many other gemstones people used to wear them because they believed that the stone would protect them from certain things or ailments. For example in ancient times people used to wear them to keep themselves “quick witted” and to keep a “clear mind.” When it comes to the Amethyst you can find these stones just about everywhere but they are especially known to exist in Brazil in copious amounts! So let us know February babies is the Amethyst your favorite birthstone?