- Gemstone Beads
Strand Length: approx. 15.5 inches
These natural amethyst beads have not been treated to enhance color or clarity in any way.
Amethyst is a member of the quartz family and displays beautiful hues of pale to deep purple. As a stone of spiritual protection, purification, and divine connection, amethyst helps clear negative or addictive emotional patterns. Wearing or placing Amethyst nearby can promote a feeling of protection from its resonance.
During the middle ages amethyst was considered a symbol of royalty and was used to decorate English emblems and insignia of royalty.
In Greek mythology, amethyst was considered to be a strong antidote for intoxication, which is why wine goblets were often carved from it.
Tibetans consider amethyst sacred to the Buddha and make prayer beads from it.
Amethyst is the birthstone for February.
Mohs Hardness Scale: 7
Chakras: Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), Etheric (8th)