This beautifully saturated purple Gemstone is used as February's official birthstone. Seen here in our Three Stone Halo Ring, it is set in between two Tsavorite Garnets. This bright purple gem has a MOHs hardness of 7 and is a member of the Quartz family. Due to its moderate price tag large specimens of amethyst remain fairly affordable in comparison to other gemstones. For more great facts and lore about Amethyst check out our favorite Gemstone Encyclopedia from the GIA.