Amethyst Tumbled - 3.29
Tumbled Amethyst stones from Brazil
Average Size: 1.75 x 1.3 cm
Average Weight: 0.25 oz
Amethyst: (Naisha Ahsian) Amethyst is stone of Divine connection and purification. It’s high spiritual vibration and ability to transmute negativity, make it a protective stone. Amethyst brings serenity and greatly assists raising consciousness. It is calming or stimulating to the mind as appropriate. Amethyst is a wonderful stone for easing anger, fear and anxiety. It clears mental fog, promoting mental clarity and enhancing memory. Amethyst aids visualization and helps opens third eye, intuition and all psychic gifts. Place on third eye to stimulate clairvoyance. Amethyst promotes love of Divine, selflessness and spiritual wisdom. It supports acceptance of loss and is useful for over-coming addictions. Amethyst boosts hormones and tunes the endocrine system. It is cleansing for blood and beneficial for intestines as it regulates intestinal flora and removes parasites. Amethyst aids insomnia to bring restful sleep, and intuitive dreams.
(Robert Simmons) Amethyst helps us to receive and act on guidance from Higher Self and our Spirit Guides that comes through intuition. It powerfully activates the crown and third eye chakras. Amethyst is a power stone with a rich history. Ancient Egyptians used amethyst to guard against guilty and fearful feelings. It has been used as protection from self-deception, as well as a protection against witchcraft. Amethyst is known as the Bishop's Stone and is still worn by Catholic Bishops. The amethyst symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom. It is thought the amethyst is the perfect stone to symbolize The Age of Aquarius. Amethyst has long been used to open the spiritual and psychic centers, and as an aid in meditation. Affirmation: “I am open to Divine guidance.”
American Gem Society: Amethyst is purple quartz (blend of violet and red). It is found all over the world, including Canada, the USA, South America and Africa. Amethyst often occurs in geodes or cavities of granitic rocks. The name Amethyst comes from the ancient Greek word ‘methustos’ which means intoxicated. In ancient times people believed wearing it could prevent drunkenness. Amethyst is a form of Quartz, which is the second most abundant material found in the Earth’s crust. Amethyst gets its color from irradiation, iron impurities and the presence of trace elements. Its hardness is 7 on the Mohs scale (the same as other Quartz). Amethyst is most commonly recognized as a purple color but it actually ranges from light pinkish violet to deep purple. Amethyst is considered to be the birthstone for February and the stone used to celebrate the 6th and 17th year of marriage.