Purple is a color for royalty, sophistication, and mystery, while pink suggests femininity, innocence, and springtime. Amethyst, the gemstone for the 6 year anniversary ring, is available in shades from the palest pink to the richest purple. Because gem-quality amethyst is naturally fairly clean to the eye, most amethyst stones are flawless or near-flawless, adding to the symbolism for your ongoing marriage. Learn more about amethyst rings, and find the perfect 6 year anniversary ring for your loved one in our extensive yet carefully curated collection.
About The 6 Year Anniversary Ring
Amethyst is a form of quartz, just like citrine, rock crystal, rose quartz, lemon quartz, and smoky quartz. It has been a treasured gemstone for thousands of years, and some of the earliest jewelry features amethyst. Until the 19th century, amethyst was rare in Western Europe and cost as much as rubies or emeralds.
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The deepest shade of amethyst is called Siberian amethyst, since for many years, Siberia was the only source of this rich shade. Today, it refers to a deep purple color with red and blue flashes, regardless of the source of the stone.
February Birthstone - In addition to being the stone for sixth anniversary rings, amethyst is also the birthstone for February, the month of St. Valentine’s Day. According to legend, St. Valentine wore an amethyst ring with an image of Cupid.
- Symbolism - English suffragette jewelry often featured the colors green, white, and violet, standing for Give Women the Vote. Amethyst was by far the most common violet-colored stone in this jewelry.
- Beautiful Color - The deepest shade of amethyst is called Siberian amethyst, since for many years, Siberia was the only source of this rich shade. Today, it refers to a deep purple color with red and blue flashes, regardless of the source of the stone.
- Amethyst Mines - The pale lilac shade of amethyst is called rose de France. Despite the name, most rose de France amethyst comes from Brazil.
Find The Perfect Anniversary Ring
These precious pieces are prized not only for their beauty but also for their exquisite attention to detail. If you’re looking for a 6 year anniversary ring with a sense of glamour, sophistication and vintage charm explore our collection of amethyst rings today.