Amethyst is a purple variety of the Quartz family of crystals. It is a semiprecious stone, and the birthstone for February. It sits at a 7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, and is likely the single most recognized gemstone on the planet.
The polished and rough style cut of this Chevron Amethyst piece shows off the amazing patterns in the best possible way. You can see creamy white bands contrasting perfectly against the lilac, opaque purple. Great for a display piece!
Amethyst is thought to be an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. It is thought to enhance the decision making process, first calming to mind to encourage clear thinking, then activating it to put that decision into action. Amethyst is also thought to dispel anger, rage, fear, and anxiety, guard against psychic attack, helps a person feel less scattered.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed.