Amethyst Pyramid


Amethyst Pyramid, 5cm square and 3.5cm high, the February birthstone, 

Location; Brazil,    Size; Base 5cm x 5cm Height; 3.5cm

Ref No 4006



Amethyst Pyramid, 5cm square and 3.5cm high, the February birthstone, 

This superb pyramid is cut from a section of high quality Brazilian Amethyst, and highly polished, allowing the inclusions within it catch the light. The size of the base is 5cm square and it measures 3.5cm high.

Amethyst is the February birthstone, and is a purple form of the mineral quartz. Because of the gorgeous colour this is probably the most popular out of all the semi-precious stones. In medieval times it was common for soldiers to wear Amethyst amulets. They believed Amethyst offered them protection on the battlefield and keep them from harms way. The actual word Amethyst, derives from the Greek word amethystos meaning not drunken. This is due to the fact that at this time it was thought that it prevented intoxication. These days Amethyst comes from a number of different countries, especially, Brazil, Uruguay and also Canada.

Metaphysically, Amethyst is a stone with strong healing and cleansing powers. This is an extremely powerful and protective stone. A calming stone that can stimulate, and also soothe the mind and emotions. Amethyst is a crystal that healers use to reduce stress and balance mood swings. It is also a stone that can help improve the memory, inspire and motivate.

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