You don’t have to celebrate a February birthday to appreciate the beauty of a great pair of amethyst earrings. A type of quartz, amethyst lends a glittering violet hue to any kind of jewelry, but works especially well in earrings. Whether you’re looking for a pair of dangling drop earrings to complement an elegant dinner dress or a subtle pair of purple studs for an office ensemble, the range of styles makes it easy to discover the perfect accessory. And this gemstone is classic enough to work year round in your wardrobe; immune to shifting trends.
While an amethyst is traditionally thought of as purple, there’s actually a range of delicate pinks and bold violet colors that can be found in this particular gemstone. A pair of pink drop amethyst earrings can lend an extra dash of glamour to a dinner party dress or date night outfit. Smokey pear-cut designs are sure to turn heads—accompanied by white gold, this is a can’t-miss addition to any kind of evening wear. Looking for a way to jazz up your everyday officewear? Try accenting an outfit with a pair of amethyst studs—cute yet regal, these versatile earrings make looking fabulous a snap. For a more playful look, opt for jewelry that uses amethyst to add a bit of fun to dainty gold constructions.
Searching for a great pair of drop amethyst earrings? Avalonia Road offers several gorgeous options, from basic beadwork to chic clusters of purple gemstone chips. If the classic pear-cut shape is more your speed, check out the designs from Victoria Townsend—these earrings combine amethyst drops with sterling silver. For a matching jewelry set, turn to Judith Jack and combine sparkling purple earrings with a matching pendant.
Jazzing up your accessories collection? Get amethyst earrings at Macy’s.