What Is Amethyst ?
Amethyst is the most highly valued stone in the quartz group. The name means "not Drunken", as amethyst was worn as an amulet against Drunkenness. Crystals are always grown onto a base. Prisms are usually not well developed,therefore are often found as crystal points (pointy amethyst) with the deepest colors.
Etymology - Where does Amethyst comes from?
Amethyst is found in many locations around the world. Between 2000 and 2010, the greatest production was from Marabá and Pau d'Arco, Pará, and the Paraná Basin, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Sandoval, Santa Cruz, Bolivia; Artigas, Uruguay; Kalomo, Zambia; and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lesser amounts are found in many other locations in Africa, Brazil, Russia, Afghanistan, South Korea, Mexico, and the United States.
Healing Properties of Amethyst
Spiritual aspect- Uprightness, Impartiality.
Spiritual : Will power, Helps overcome pain, griefs and losses
Mind aspects: Improves Concentration.
What's so Special about Amethyst
Amethyst occurs naturally in volcanic rock. The shades of purple or violet are never uniform - every Amethyst stone Might be different. There are different variants of amethyst available in the market. Some contain a little half of Citrine, Known as Ametrine; also Popularly used in jewelry. also called Trystine.
Amethyst quartz is also found and used in the industry as a different stone. These are little opaque and not shiny enough. Basically rougher, more compact formation of amethyst, layered and striped with milky quartz
Thanks to thousands of years of excavation and countless religious interpretations, the Amethyst is now undeniably established as one of the most powerful and influential gemstones known to man.
Amethyst are minerals that are so prevalent in our planet's crust.