Amethyst is a variety of quartz known for its characteristic violet color. It is a gem that was already worked in jewelry in the days of Ancient Egypt and has always been assimilated to power. It is obtained when quartz has been subjected to high temperatures. It is a gem that provides protection, vitality, balance and sensitivity. It fosters intuition, feelings and self-values.


Color: Purple, violet, green and colorless
Associated month: February
Moh's hardness: 7
Ethical origin: Brazil