Amethyst

Amethyst and spirituality

The amethyst gives peace, clarity of mind and relaxes when you are stressed or having a burnout.

Chakra: amethyst belongs to the seventh or crown chakra.


In the older days they believed that amethist had some magical power. The gemstone could expel drunkenness and even offers protection against witchcraft and sorcery.

 

Amethyst and the stars

Amethyst: zodiac sign Pisces

Birthstone February

In ancient times the amethyst was very rare

The amethyst is a familiar stone by royalty and dignitaries. In ancient times amethyst was only reserved for members of the royal families. A wellknown amethyst parure, in possesion of the Swedish royal family, is worn at important occasions by Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria or Princess Madeleine.

The amethyst is one of the best known varieties of quartz, other examples are rose quartz, rock crystal, citrine, prasiolite and smoky quartz.

Amethyst gemstone, shades of purple

Amethyst occurs in shades of pale lilac (rose the France) to deep purple and is found in various locations around the world such as Brazil, Mexico, USA, Australia, India, China and Russia.

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