gemstone is the purple variety of quartz
and is a popular gemstone. If it were not
for its extensive availability, amethyst
birthstone would be very expensive. Its
color is unmatched, and even other, more
expensive purple gemstones are often
compared to its color and magnificence.
Amethyst is the member of the quartz family.
Top quality amethyst gem is a deep medium
purple with rose colored flashes. Its purple
color made it a gemstone of royalty for many
thousands of years. As a mineral variety,
amethyst is popular for its color and nice
crystal shapes that produce a handsome,
purple, luminous cluster. However, amethyst
gemstone is not the same everywhere.
Astrological Effects of Amethyst
Amethyst gem is the birthstone for
February. Amethyst gem is also the
birthstone for the Zodiac sign of Pisces.
Amethyst is recommended as a gem to give on
the 4th, 6th and 17th wedding
anniversaries. Amethyst gemstone has
been used to protector against drunkenness
and is thought to be helpful in overcoming
addiction. Amethyst gemstone has been used
for hearing disorders, headaches,
wakefulness and other pain. It is also used
to steady mental disorders. Amethyst
gemstone is believed to protect one from
poison. Put an amethyst birthstone under
your pillow to bring about nice dreams.
Amethyst gemstone is also used as a
meditation aid when worn as necklace
jewelry. Amethyst is usually wearing several
pieces of jewelry with amethysts set in
silver, especially an amethyst gemstone
necklace. Using an Amethyst gemstone as a
meditation focus will enhance the
positive spiritual feelings.
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