Beautiful gold-plated sterling silver necklace features a 1.3mm curved bar with seven 3mm x 5mm rectangle amethyst drops on 1.4mm cable chain. Bar is 38mm wide. Lobster clasp. The necklace is 18 inches in length with a 2-inch extension. ABOUT AMETHYST - Forever fashionable, richly hued amethyst celebrates February birthdays and 4th, 6th, 9th, and 17th anniversaries. Amethyst was thought by the ancient Greeks to be conducive to a sober and serious mind. It became a stone of royalty for the Egyptians, standing for integrity, and it was worn by warriors to aid their courage. In Europe, amethyst was considered to be the stone of St. Valentine and that of faithful, committed lovers.