February Birthstone

February Birthstone

The month of February has three (3) birthstones. One Primary and two Secondary birthstones. Each is quite different in their gemology and nature.

Primary Birthstone

Amethyst Ring

Amethyst (Primary)

Amethyst is understood to be the 9th stone on The Breastplate of Aaron, representing Issachar, one of the sons of Israel. For thousands of years Amethyst has been incorporated into the lives of many people, being highly valued for its healing properties.

READ MORE: Amethyst Healing Benefits, History, Gemology, Buying Guide and more.

Secondary Birthstones

Hyacinth Earring

Jacinth (Hyacinth Zircon)

Travelers in ancient times wore amulets made from zircon, in particular Hyacinth. They believed it would protect them from sickness and injuries and even the plague. In particular, it was believed it would help heal things like blisters, open sores and varicose veins.

READ MORE: Zircon Healing Benefits, History, Gemology, Buying Guide and more.

Pearl Ring


Pearl has soft elegant feminine characteristics that were bound to ensure a highly valued place in many cultures. No doubt this contributed to it being called the Queen of Gems.

READ MORE: Pearl Healing Benefits, History, Gemology, Buying Guide and more.

Famous People Born in February

  • Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
    Jennifer Joanna Aniston was born 11 February, 1969. Jennifer’s Zodiac sign is Aquarius. She was born in Sherman Oaks, a suburb of Los Angeles, USA. Her parents are the actress …

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