Feburary birthstone February 10 2015
Sincerity and peace of mind,
Freedom from passion and from care,
If they, the amethyst will wear."
The birthstone for Feburary is an Amethyst. The traditional colors of those gemstone is a pale lilac to violet to red-violet color through to a deep rich purple color. The meaning of colors usually represented many aspects of life: social, religious, biblical and Christian symbolism were all reflected in the color purple. The original symbolic meaning of the color purple was for penitence and mourning.
The name of the gemstone - "amethyst" - comes from the Greek meaning "without drunkenness" and amethyst is believed to protect one from poison.Those gemstone was also reputed to control evil thoughts, increase intelligence and render men shrewd in business matters. For travelers it was worn as a protection from treachery and surprise attacks. Was considered to be a powerful psychic stone of protection against witchcraft and black magic. Like other royal stones it protected its wearer from disease and contagion.Nowadays, Amethyst is a remarkable stone of spirituality and contentment, known for its metaphysical abilities to still the mind and inspire an enhanced meditative state. It's inherent high frequency purifies the aura of any negative energy or attachments, and creates a protective shield of Light around the body, allowing one to remain clear and centered while opening to spiritual direction. Amethyst stimulates the Third Eye, Crown and Etheric Chakras enhancing cognitive perception as well as accelerating the development of intuitive and psychic ability. It initiates wisdom and greater understanding, and is a stone of comfort for those grieving the loss of a loved one.
My congrats to February Birthdays!
Love and blessings,