The Amethyst's name appears from the Greek word amethystos which means not intoxicated. Also, this title has a spiritual meaning which is groundedness, tranquillity, and calm. Amethyst is a variety of quartz. This mineral has a gorgeous visual structure with a slight pinkish-violet shade that transits into darker, deeper grade purple. People call it a birthstone of February. A long time ago, Amethyst was more valued mineral than a Diamond.
It is a powerful and protective gem with which the Ancient Greeks and Romans routinely decorated their chalices. They believed that wine drunk of an Amethyst cup was powerless to intoxicate. Pilgrims and adventurers wore it as protection from dangers and unexpected attacks. Warriors and kings also used it to keep them from harm and secure a victory over the enemies.
This crystal has properties that can stimulate and soothe the emotions and mind, amplify intelligence, spirituality and happiness. Additionally, it provides success in business matters. Its high frequency purifies the aura of negative energies. It also creates a protective shield of Light around the wearer's body, allowing them to remain clear, focused. Amethyst is a beautiful crystal as a fashion accessory and a powerful spiritual relic to neutralise negativity from life.
Crystal: Amethyst. Country of origin: Uruguay. Chemical composition: SiO2. Hardness based on Mohs scale: 7.