Amethyst is semiprecious stone, which is traditional birthstone of February. It’s zodiac sign is Pisces. Amethyst is calming and meditative stone that can help to promotes peace, calm and balance. Wearing Amethyst jewelry can enhance passion and creativity. A person can become more successful and focused since it strengthens thinking process & imagination and improves intuition. Amethyst stone is associated with Crown, Third Eye and Etheric Chakras.
Amethyst is one of the rarest forms of Quartz. Violet color of Amethyst is a result of iron impurities, irradiation and different trace elements that are found in this gem. Amethyst was prized for centuries and it was even included in royal collections (crowns and other jewelry). While it is possible to find Amethyst in countries like Canada, USA and S. Korea, the largest resources are found in Uruguay and Brazil.