These amethyst and diamond drop style earrings are a contemporary piece. Each earring features one fancy pear cut amethyst along with an oval cut amethyst. Each oval cut is haloed beautifully by tiny sparkling diamonds. The 14k gold settings feature an elegant and timeless twisted rope motif. In Ancient History Amethyst was considered one of the Cardinal gemstones; as precious as diamonds, rubies, and sapphires. It was denoted to semi-precious when it was found in great abundance naturally. Culturally it’s impact still stands and it is the official birthstone of February. It is also considered to be particularly compatible with the Zodiac signs Aquarius and Pisces. These earrings feature easy to use push back clasp closures. Each earring measures approximately 1 inch in length.