Origin: (13th century) From Greek word amethystos, meaning “remedy against drunkenness”.
Description: Transparent, ranging from light to dark purple. The presence of manganese in clear Quartz produces Amethyst, iron content varies the strength of the purple colouration.
Source: South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, Zambia
Healing Properties: The purple colour symbolizes the change of consciousness. It brings one the energies of serenity and composure while inciting fairness in decisions and the management of responsibility. Connects the cause and effect, providing better understanding. Also referred to as “the soul stone”, as it can initiate deep soul experiences. Induces peaceful sleep, eliminating nightmares and insomnia. Reduces fears and anxiety as well as protecting against psychic attack. Allows one to let go and trust. Soothes headaches and aids digestion.