When you are shopping for amethyst jewelry, the most important value factor to consider is the quality of the amethyst. The more vivid and bright the lavender purple hue, the more valuable the amethyst. Gemvara's amethyst is a rich purple that complements both warm and cool colors. Cut is even more important than clarity, since a well-cut amethyst will dance with light.
Because all Gemvara jewelry is made to order, we can hand-select fine-quality amethyst to perfectly suit your design.
What is the meaning of amethyst in the language of gems? Amethyst is the gem of sobriety and peace. Its name comes from the Greek "amethystos" which means "not drunken." They served wine in amethyst goblets during long banquets because they believed this wine-colored gem had the power to keep guests sober. Tibetan Buddhists use amethyst rosaries to enhance the peace and tranquility of meditation.
Amethyst is the February birthstone and the 6th and 17th anniversary gem.
Because the royal hue of your amethyst jewelry will catch the eye, you will want to match the color of amethyst earrings or an amethyst necklace closely to the color of an amethyst ring. Because its color complements every metal, amethyst jewelry is often crafted in sterling silver, white, yellow, or rose gold and platinum.
Amethyst is a very durable gem perfect for everyday wear. Clean amethyst jewelry with mild dish soap: use a soft brush behind the stone where dust can collect.
Gemvara's fine quality amethyst jewelry is designed to be passed down for generations to come, crafted by hand in the United States.
With a little care, your fine jewelry will keep its good looks forever.
The best way to clean your jewelry is by soaking it in a bowl of warm water with a few drops of ordinary dish detergent.
If needed, use a soft brush where dust and soap can collect.
Then just rinse and pat dry with a soft cloth.
You won't have to clean your jewelry as often if you put it on after applying hairspray, perfume, and cosmetics.
Be sure to remove your jewelry before strenuous activities like sports.
Keep jewelry away from chlorine and other household chemicals.
Always make sure it is dry and clean by wiping with a cloth before putting it away.
To protect the beauty of your jewelry, don't keep it in a tangle in a jewelry box.
Remember, gems can scratch metal or each other.
When you travel, make sure your jewelry pieces don't rub against each other in your bag.
Store each piece separately or wrap each one in tissue paper or a soft cloth.
We want you to love your Gemvara jewelry, so we offer a 101-day no-questions-asked return policy.
If you aren't satisfied with your unique Gemvara jewelry creation for any reason, you can send it back in its original unworn condition for a full refund.
Each returned piece must have its original tag attached, so leave the tag on until you are sure you love it.
If you love it but it doesn't fit, no problem: we offer one free resizing as well.
We stand behind our exceptional American-made quality with a one-year warranty on the craftsmanship of our jewelry.
Because the earth is precious too, we make our jewelry from conflict-free gems and recycled precious metals.
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