14K Yellow Gold Pink Amethyst and Diamond Pendant on 18" Cable Chain
Heirloom quality with vintage inspired styling and a textured finish, this 14K yellow gold pendant majestically displays a misty pink cushion cut amethyst. Multifaceted to shimmer with an unbelievable brilliance and elegance, this amazing amethyst is accented with a textured bale and bezel set diamond for additional sparkle and natural character.
Amethyst is purple quartz which has long been considered a royal color. Amethyst was featured in the British Crown Jewels and was a favorite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian Royalty. Brazil and Zambia are the two primary sources of Amethyst. Hollow geodes and volcanic tubes are the most common places for amethyst to form.
Amethyst is considered the traditional birthstone for the month of February and is available in many different sizes, shapes, and colors. The affordability and wide color range of amethyst, from light to dark purple, make it an ideal choice for jewelry designers.
Moh's hardness scale ranks amethyst as a 7 making it relatively hard and great for making jewelry. When cleaning amethyst it is safe to use soapy water, alcohol, or commercial solvents. Ultrasonic cleaners and steam cleaners are also safe to use.