Amethyst was derived from the Greek word “amethustos” meaning sober. It is a popular gemstone with a purple color variety of quartz and a stone of spiritual protection. Amethyst is the birthstone of February and the 6th anniversary of marriage.
Amethyst found in as many places including Brazil, Russia, USA, Bolivia, Africa, Mexico, Canada and Europe. It has a rich history of astonishing civilizations with its stunning, saturated beauty.
Amethyst gemstone occurs in many purple colors including reddish-purple, purple, or violetish purple. It can also be in orchid and lavender for lighter colors; grape, indigo or royal for darker colors; and raspberry or plum for reddish colors.
Amethyst can be cut into different shapes and cutting styles including rounds, pears, ovals, triangles, cushions, marquises and many others. Other types of cuts and carvings are also found, including carvings of animals and other objects.
Benefits of Amethyst
- Amethyst detoxifies the body and gives the pain relief
- Increases the mental focus and decision making skill
- Better blood circulation and healthy sleep
- Helps to overcome the Alcohol addiction
Always avoid household cleaners, exposure to heat and hairspray or any other chemical materials. Clean with a soft cloth or toothbrush with the help of warm water and mild dish soap.