Sterling Canyon’s secret tip into buying Amethyst jewelry. You’ve all seen it. Purple gemstones that are sold in practically every department and jewelry store. But what are they really, and how should you choose the more valued pieces? Amethyst is a type of quartz with a form of iron embedded in it which gives it its purple or reddish purple color. It is mined all over the world, mostly in Brazil and Ontario. It is a simple recipe that now there is widespread synthetic Amethyst on the market. Discount Amethyst that one would buy at Macy’s or Walmart most likely is synthetic. The higher end jewelry stores like Sterling Canyon offer authentic high grade Amethyst jewelry. Look for the deep rich color. Russian Amethyst is highly prized for its deep color. Buy it if you can find it. It’s rare. Meanwhile, shop Sterling Canyon for a fine selection of beautifully rich purple Amethyst jewelry. Free shipping.
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