Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz that is very popular in jewelry as a precious stone. Created from the heat & pressure of lava, Amethyst is known as the "Gem of Fire" & is the birthstone for the month February. The name Amethyst came from Ancient Greek myth of Amethystos, which is a tale of love & purity. Because of Amethyst's unique creation stories, Amethyst is believed to help control negative thoughts, increase intelligence & provides protection. Amethyst is also a stone of peace, strength, personal growth & spiritual cultivation.
This stone is also excellent for meditation. Amethyst is found in Brazil & Uruguay. It formed over millions of years within ancient volcanic beds. These purple Amethyst crystals are truly impressive ornamental pieces and are absolutely gorgeous displayed however you choose too.
Measuements are approximately: 9 inches tall & 4 inches in width.