Posted on 08 February 2017
IN MYTHOLOGY, LEGENDS SAY...
Its name is derived from the Greek "amethystos", meaning "not drunken". According to ancient Greek superstition an amethyst protects its owner against 'drunkeness' or poison! They are also believed to ward off negative energies, restore relaxation and balance the nervous system.
Amethyst is the most valuable transparent mineral quartz for its purple, violet colour. Amethyst is a mineral quartz gemstone and can be mined in Bolivia, Brazil, Sri Lanka and Zambia. A beautiful gem for the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries.
~ MOHS hardness: 7
~ February Birthstone
The patron of romantic love wore an amethyst ring!
Give this stone to a loved one as a gift for the heart and mind.