Rich Purple Amethyst Faceted Stud Earrings In Sterling Silver from Brazil - 1.66 Grams

This is a very nice gem quality faceted round genuine rich purple color Amethyst stud earrings set in sterling silver.
Amethyst is the violet color gemstone associated with the quartz family and means "non-intoxicating", "not drunk". The color in amethyst comes from color centers in the quartz.
Those born in February are lucky to have the beautiful Amethyst as their birthstone (Walter Schumann "Gemstones of the World").
On the subject of February, according to legend, St. Valentine - the patron of romantic love, wore an amethyst ring carved with Cupid's likeness.
Amethyst is untreated and not enhanced.
Location: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 2.4 Centimeters long; stones are 5mm in diameter
Weight: 1.66 Grams total