The name Amethyst originates from the Greek word "Amethystos", which means "to protect against drunkenness".It comes from the myth of amethyst creation. It varies in color from transparent pink to dark purple; its color is due to the presence of iron. Amethyst is a common stone found in large numbers in some geodes. However, some rare varieties can fetch a high price. The price of an Amethyst is also determined by the quality of color, size, weight, and purity.
Features of Amethyst Beads
Crystallography: Hexagonal Mohs hardness: 7Birthstone: FebruaryTypical treatments: Heat TreatmentOccurrence: Zambia / Brazil / Uruguay etc.