February’s Birthstone is Amethyst

amethyst cutThe quartz crystal amethyst is a gemstone that comes in every shade of purple, from light lavender to deep violet.

According to healers, amethyst crystals have a spiritual quality and help individuals tap into higher levels of consciousness.

Lavender quartz is thought to awaken the soul, helping people to realize their life purpose and fulfill their ambitions.

Amethyst is found in the United States, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, and Siberia.

_DSC1246Gifts of fine jewelry for a friend or loved one’s birthday are very popular because of the personal significance attached.  If someone in your life has a birthday this month, an amethyst ring, pendant, or pair of earrings will make a wonderful gift that they will love to wear proudly.

Trust, but Verify!  Every day is a consumer protection day with a Jewelry Judge Appraisal. READ about the recent Jewelry Judge Appraisal where a major discrepancy was resolved!

Houston Jewelry Appraiser Jewelry Judge Ben Gordon - Consumer Protection

_DSC1860February’s  Birthstone Amethyst is also used to celebrate the 6th and 17th wedding anniversary.  Learn More Here


What does this appraiser think about love and jewelry?  

“Well, grins Ben Gordon ”, aka The Jewelry Judge,   “Some might say that the science of appraising takes away from the romance, but for me, every piece of jewelry is a love affair.” says The Jewelry Judge, “Jewelry is not merely adornment.  It is family history, emotional attachments and important memories. ”

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