Amethyst Gemstone


Amethyst is one of the most popular semi-precious gemstones. It drives out evil spirits and inspires the intellect. This gemstone imparts prosperity and uplifts one’s social status. Amethyst is said to be favorable for those born under Pisces, Aquarius and Capricorn sun signs.

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The word “Amethyst” derives its name from Middle English amatist, from Latin amethystus, from Greek amethustos, meaning not drunk or intoxicating. This stone is said to guard one against drunkenness.

Indian Name : Amethyst
Formation : Formed in Alluvial deposits and geodes.
Sources :
Amethyst from the Urals has a reddish tinge; Canadian Amethyst is violet. Other localities include Sri Lanka, India, Uruguay, Madagascar, U.S.A, Germany, Australia, Nambia and Zambia.
Colors :
The purest form of Amethyst is colorless and the finest quality is in shades of purple, lilac and mauve.
Properties :
Specific Gravity :
Refractive Index : 1.54-1.55
Hardness : 7
On heating amethyst, it changes its color to yellow, producing citrine.
Advantages : Symbolizes sincerity, security, and peace of mind.
Magnifies psychic abilities and right-brain activity.
Encourages Celibacy.
Strengthens immunity, while energizing and purifying the blood.
Relieves headaches and improves blood sugar imbalance.
Fancy Facts
According to an ancient myth, drinking wine from an Amethyst goblet would prevent one from becoming inebriated (Feeling drunk). In Tibet it is believed that amethyst kept under a pillow will give one a calm and peaceful sleep.

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3 Carat, 5 Carat