Amethyst crystal occur in many shades of purple from delicate lilac to deep violet. The darker the shade the more valuable the stone. It has long been considered a stone of Royalty, Divinity and Power and has the ability to cleanse other crystals as well as itself.
As a love stone, Amethyst is considered to be second to none due to its connection to St Valentine. It is prized as gemstone for betrothal rings in many cultures and historically it has been seen to be more valuable even than diamonds. Given as a gift to a loved one or new love interest Amethyst is sure to attract the love you are seeking.
Amethyst is considered to be an extremely lucky stone where financial matters are motivation and talents in the money making arena.
Amethyst will help to alleviate headaches and migraines if placed on the brow during relaxation. It is also believed to be very beneficial for pulmonary and cardiac conditions such as asthma, palpitations and bronchitis.
It is often referred to as “nature’s tranquilizer” due to its ability to calm and soothe the nerves and mind. It can relieve hyperactivity and insomnia, bringing pleasant dreams and a feeling of safety and security where there is fear or anxiety.