Light purple color oval shaped stone set in sterling silver. There is a nice patina on the silver. Looks like an Amethyst stone. February birth stone. Amethyst was believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted. Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. English regalia were even decorated with amethysts during the Middle Ages to symbolize royalty.
This is a second hand item.