Healing stone of the third eye
The Amethyst is a variety of quartz and is a very popular gemstone.
It is the most highly valued of the semiprecious quartz.
The astrological signs of Amethyst are Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius and Capricorn.
Birthstone for: February.
When you wear a piece of jewelry inlaid with Amethyst, you might feel a connection to your spiritual energies, as well as more relaxed and self confident.
In Hebrew it's called "Achlama"(אחלמה).
It is related to the tribe of Gad, and was one of the stones used in the breastplate of the High Priest, called the "Hoshen stones".
The Amethyst provides:
A sense of courage, intuition and creativity.
It is considered goood as a talisman against the evil eye.
It may ease fears, reduce egoism and reject negative energies.
This healing stone balances the body's energy centers, and helps to open the third eye by clearing the mind, quieting the thoughts and promoting spiritual understanding.
The Amethyst is goood for the metabolic system and excellent for taking away headaches.
It may also help ease addictions such as alcohol, cigarettes, sweets etc.
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Color: Violet to purple.
Chemical composition: SiO2
Sources of supply:
Middle English – Amatist,
From Latin - Amethystus and from
Greek - "Amethustos", means "not drunken".