Amethyst colors range from light to dark purple, and the transparent deep purple colors are the most highly regarded.
Amethyst is the purple variety of the mineral Quartz and is its most famous and valuable gem variety.
Quartz also contains other gemstones such as Citrine, Rose Quartz and Smoky Quartz.
BENEFITS OF USING AMETHYST GEMSTONE
It is a stone of mind. It brings calmness and clarity.
It is considered to be good for those who are over stressed because it creates a good calming mental effect.
Put this gemstone under your pillow in order to get relieved from nightmares or bad dreams or if you suffering from a headache just rub accords to your head and you will get relief from continuous headaches.
Ancient Egyptians used this stone as to guard against their Fear and Feelings.
In artificial light, this stone does not display its best colour.
The stone looks best in daylight more precisely.
Slightly after sunrise or just before sunset when the light is soft and warm.
The stone is distinguished by its violet-purple colours.
The best specimens should have a deep purple colour and good saturation with minimal colour zoning.
CARE & CLEANING
The Gemstone can easily be cleaned with warm and mild soap.
Wipe down amethyst using a soft cloth or toothbrush.
This Gemstone is quartz and although it is relatively hard and durable, there are a number of other gemstones capable of easily scratching amethyst.
Therefore, take caution and do not place other harder gems near this gemstone when storing, cleaning or wearing the stone jewellery.
As with most other coloured stones, do not use harsh household chemicals when cleaning amethyst gemstone jewellery.
Avoid prolonged exposure to extreme heat, because heat can cause permanent damage to the gemstone.
When storing the stone, always store inside a fabric-lined box or wrap it is with a soft cloth.
Gemstone should be stored separately from other stones, whether or not they are harder or softer.