Raw Amethyst cabochon wrapped fashionably in a silver wire by Taos county local artist, dealer and collector Mike Fine.
Amethyst is a variety of Quartz that has a presence of Manganese giving its striking purple color. Varying Iron content causes a color range from pale lavender to deep purple. Amethyst occurs all over the world either in crystalline or massive form and was mentioned as early as 315 B.C. by Theophrastus. It was named for the Greek word “not drunken,” since it was believed to prevent intoxication.
Chemical composition: SiO2 ; Hardness: 7
Amethyst is a stone of spirituality and contentment, opening and activating the crown chakra. Amethyst is great for meditation, helping bring one to a state of peace and hold a calm energy. Balancing the energies of the intellectual, emotional, and physical bodies, it provides for a clear connection between the Earth plane and higher realms.
Stone measures 48mm long and 10mm deep.
Cord not included.
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