Introduction to Amethyst
Amethyst has a very beautiful purple, and it has been a favorite gem of royal family and nobles since ancient times. Its name comes from Greek, meaning “not drunk”. Since ancient Greece, amethyst has been considered to control unruly behavior and encourage inner purity and spirituality. It is a full-featured healing crystal.
Amethyst is a subspecies of crystal that is colored by a small amount of iron ions. Its color ranges from light pink purple to dark purple, but it changes to brown, yellow or even green when heated. Amethyst is mostly formed in rock caves left by volcanic magma bubbles.
Chemical Formula: SiO2
Luster: glass luster
Crystal System: Trigonal crystal system
Identification and maintenance
- Amethyst has dichroism, blue-purple or red-purple can be seen from different viewing angles.
- The rock at the tip of the amethyst will be stronger, and the bottom will sometimes have a creamy tone.
- Most amethysts are short columnar.
- Mexican amethysts are often lighter in color, but the crystal prisms are slightly longer.
- Chevron amethyst has white and purple bands.
Amethyst Crystal Meaning
- Helps maintain energy balance in various environments.
- Balanced poles
- Motivate self-control
- Calm bad emotions and bring stability
- Helping imagination into practice
- Aid in meditation and sleep
How to Use Amethyst Crystal
- Take seven amethysts: one on the head, one on the waist, and the other six evenly placed around the body to promote healing, and the effect will be better if you lie on purple and yellow cloth.
- In order to explore the characteristics of other spar, these crystals can be placed on the forehead in turns, and finally a grounded crystal, such as black tourmaline. This healing array can also create a safe space for exploring subtle journeys.
Peace of mind
Purple fluorite: its color is quite like amethyst, the color of blue John variety of fluorite is a bit like chevron amethyst, but these fluorites are all equiaxed columnar crystals (such as cube, octahedron, diamond ten Dihedron, etc.) rather than hexagonal prism, and the hardness is much lower than amethyst.
Ametrine: It is a kind of purple and yellow mixed crystal, which is formed by natural heating or artificial heating.