Belonging to the quartz family, Amethyst is said to be the stone of contentment; bestowing stability, serenity and peace. Due to the traces of Iron it contains amethyst can vary in colour. Prized for it’s calming effect with the name derived from the Greek amethustos or “non-inebriated”, it is often used as a meditation stone to help quieten the mind and as an aid to finding inner peace.
Amethyst is the birthstone for February and is given to mark a 6th Wedding Anniversary.
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