Lovely unusual dark red/black coloured Amethyst cluster from Brazil. You will receive the exact crystal pictured - please note Amethyst looks very different under different lighting conditions, we try as much as possible to capture accurate colour representation in our photos.
Size: 95mm x 60mm
Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz, and is found in many locations worldwide, including Brazil and Uruguay. Varieties include Chevron Amethyst, which has banding of white quartz in, and Ametrine, which is a naturally occuring combination of Amethyst and Citrine.
Amethyst first become known as a crystal to protect against drinking and addiction when the Greeks used it as a talisman against drunkenness. Their legend goes that the drunken God Dionysus set his tiger on the young Amethysta, and then, realising what he had done, turned her into a giant clear quartz crystal. His tears of remorse then stained the clear quartz purple, creating Amethyst.
Amethyst Metaphysical Properties include:
- Promotes harmony, enlightenment, connection to spirit.
- Increased wisdom and tolerance.
- Good for meditation and spirituality.
- Relieves hangovers and helps cure drunkeness.
- Enhance psychic ability
- St Valentines Stone, for faithful love and deep connections.
- The Artists Stone, Composers Stone, Poets Stone, Painters Stone, and Inventors Stone.
- Help with creativity.
- Known as the “All Healer” for people, plants and animals.
- Protects against psychic attack.
- “Nature's Tranquiliser” calms and soothes OCD and hyperactivity. Insomnia and bad dreams, fear of the dark.
- Calms angry temperaments, helps debates and public speaking
- A strong healer and cleanser
- Luck and prosperity, lessens overspending, gambling, overindulgence and bad habits
- Promotes wealth and business success
- Relieves homesickness and stress
- Helps with insomnia, remembering and understanding dreams
- Alleviates sadness/grief
- Calms and stimulates mind – aiding focus, memory and motivation
- Improves negotiating skills and decision making
Please note that as crystals and minerals are natural, they may not be as perfect as glass or man-made replicas. Softer stones in particular such as jet and satin spar have natural marks on them, so please handle them gently.
All crystal properties are based on metaphysical beliefs, and should not be used as a substitute for medical care. For metaphysical and geological properties of each crystal, please download our free app, more information here.
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