February is here, and if you are shopping for a birthday gift this month, consider a birthstone. The birthstone for February is amethyst. Amethyst is a variety of quartz and is most commonly associated with the color purple. The coloring of amethyst can vary from a purple with blue undertones to a more red-purple. The saturation of the color can also vary, giving some stones a lavender color. Amethyst has a long history and can be found throughout the world, leading to its long-standing popularity. With a variety of amethyst jewelry to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect gift. Shop the collection here.