Weight: 446 grams
Size: 10 x 6 cm
Beautiful cluster of sparkling purple amethyst. Amazing quality. You will receive the exact piece as shown in the pictures.
Origin and history.
Amethyst is the trade name for the purple variety of quartz. In recent years the name amethyst is also used for other kinds of quartz like green, red or pink. The beautiful purple color is created by iron in combination with ionizing radiation. Amethyst can be lavender to deep purple in color. Amethyst used to be very popular with the Egyptians and Romans, and it still is today. It is the most popular and best sold mineral in the world. Depending on the quality, the prices can be reasonable to very expensive. Amethyst is found in many places, but the most beautiful pieces have come from Brazil for years. In the Middle Ages it was believed that Amethyst could help against drunkenness. That is why the bishops drank their wine from an amethyst cup.
– Amethyst was used in the Middle Ages to see if drinks were poisoned. Amethyst discolors when it comes into contact with some plant substances.
– In Uruguay stands the largest amethyst ever found. It’s named The “Empress of Uruguay” and she is no less than 3.27 meters high and weighs 2500 kilograms!
*This information is not scientifically proven, it is based on the experience of users and therapists. The properties mentioned are in no way intended to replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified doctor or therapist.
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