Amethyst rock crystal
Amethyst, the gemstone that the ancient Greeks and Romans believed to ward off Bacchus' intoxicating powers, is also said to impart clairvoyance and wisdom to the wearer. Throughout history, the gem has been associated with many myths and legends in countless cultures.
Amethyst jewelry has been found up to 2000 BC. Some historical accounts say that Saint Valentine had an amethyst ring with an image of Cupid.
For those familiar with Old Testament history, amethyst was one of the twelve gemstones that represent the twelve tribes of Israel.
During the Middle Ages, English folk costumes were already decorated with amethysts to symbolize status. For many years, amethyst has been considered one of the most precious gemstones, often favored by royalty or exclusively by the clergy.
Leonardo da Vinci once said that amethyst helps to speed up intelligence and get rid of bad thoughts. Properties such as peace, stability, courage and strength are said to be derived from this gem.
- material: 100% natural amethyst rock crystal
- weight: 30 gram
- quantity: 1 stone
- size: 4 centimeters wide. (1.6 inches)
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