Amethyst is an extremely popular purple crystal. Traditionally it was worn to prevent drunkenness, in fact the name amethyst is derived from the Greek phrase “to be intoxicated”. It has far more healing properties to offer, read on to discover more. This is one of the first few crystals we started working with here at Rafaelle, it’s natural beauty is greatly complimented by our simple designs and use of sterling silver. We hope you enjoy this post as much as we enjoyed creating it.
Countries of origin: USA, UK, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, East Africa, Siberia, India
Chemical composition: Silicon dioxide
Hardness on Mohs scale: 7
Rarity: Very common
Zodiac Birthstone: Pisces, Aquarius, Virgo and Capricorn
Month Birthstone: February
Chakra: Third eye, soma, crown, higher crown
Planet: Jupiter, Neptune
Amethyst in tumbled, bead and natural form:
Amethyst Healing Properties:
Selection of Amethyst Jewelry by Rafaelle:
All of our jewelry is created using natural, undyed grade A crystals combined with sterling silver. The designs are intentionally simple to enable able the natural beauty of the crystals to be the centre piece of each design.
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