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AMETHYST GEMSTONE

Physical Properties

Color Lilac-Purple
Hardness 7.0
Specific Gravity 2.66
Refractive index 1.54 – 1.56

Overview:  Amethyst is a form of quartz, with a silicon dioxide composition .The primary ingredient is sand. The majority of quartz samples are clear, but amethyst derives it's beautiful purple appearance due to small amounts of iron impurities in the crystal lattice.

Healing Power:  Ametyst magnifies psychic abilities and right-brain activity. It strengthens immunity, while energizing and purifying the blood. Ametyst relieves headaches, improves blood sugar imbalance.

Mystical Power:  The Greek work "amethystos" basically can be translated as "not drunken" , expresses the ancient folk belief that the stone protects its owner against drunkenness. As the myth goes, drinking wine from an Amethyst goblet would prevent one from becoming inebriated. The gemstone still symbolizes sobriety. Amethyst was thought to encourage celibacy. Because of that, amethyst was very important in the ornamentation of churches in the Middle Ages. Bishops still often wear amethyst rings. Amethyst is associated with a number of superstitions, being regarded as a love charm, and as a protection against thieves. In Tibet, amethyst is considered to be sacred to Buddha and rosaries are often fashioned from it. Placed under the pillow at night, the beautiful amethyst is believed to produce a calm and peaceful sleep. Amethyst is given as a symbol of sincerity, security, and peace of mind.

Legend:  Amethyst was considered to preserve sobriety in ancient Greece and Amethyst adorned wine goblets to prevent drunkenness. Leonardo Da Vinci wrote that Amethyst dissipated evil thoughts and quickened intelligence. Amethyst is a noticeable adornment in the British Crown Jewels, and the color purple has come to be symbolic of royalty. Amethyst was believed to promote piety and celibacy, and it was a popular ornamentation for religious purposes in the Middle Ages.

Occurence:  Amethyst occurs in Africa, Australia, Russia, South America, Brazil, Uruguay .

Color:  Amethyst is found in a range of colors from violet to pale red-violet.

Care:  Avoid extreme heat, avoid jewelers torch.