Amethyst is famous for its cooling and soothing effects. Acne, swollenness, and
bites of insects caused by an insect’s stringer into skin can be treated with
Amethyst. In Greek, Amethyst is called the “stones of Bacchus after the name of
Bacchus, the God of Wine. Amethyst is said to protect its wearer against seduction.
Amethyst stems from the Greek word ‘amethyein’, meaning the condition of
non-drunkenness. Greeks used to use Amethyst as a protection against
homesickness, black magic, drunkenness and devils. Moreover, in India, Buddhist
used Amethyst to develop concentration during mediation. So overall, it is used
for many treatment purposes.
One of the very famous uses of Amethyst is that it
reduces the headaches and migraines. Amethyst prevents an individual from crimes
such as theft and burglary.
In the nineteenth century, Amethyst’s colour was certified to the existence of Manganese.
Some authorities believed that its colour is from a raw source.
World’s largest Amethyst vein is Maissau. It is from Lower Austria. But finest Amethyst
comes from Mursinka in the district Ekaterinburg of Russia. Many places in the South
India yields Amethyst. Zambia is the largest producer of Amethyst in the Africa
continental. Their annual production is around thousand tones.
United States is also the producer of Amethyst. Some places are Arizona, Colorado,
Texas, Pennsylvania, and Michigan etc. Thunder Bay in Ontario is the largest Amethyst
mine in Northern America. Amethyst also found in the South Korea.
Personality of regular users of Amethyst is very charming and attractive for
other people, and if it is pointed toward the head of an individual, it
increases his confidence. This stone is compatible with Pisces.
It should not be kept in sunlight and should be washed with running water once in
a month. It is found in Brazil, Morocow, Mexico, and Western Australia and
its color ranges from dark to light violet.
Price of Amethyst depends on its color. Price increases from Very light color to
very deep color of the Gem. If color of the Gem is very light then the price
will be Rs 70/- per Carat
. If the color is good then the price
starts from Rs 100/- per Carat
There are excellent cutting available for Amethyst in very cheap price. Good
quality (Good color and excellent cut) Amethyst is available from Rs
150/- per Carat.
But wearing natural , clear and good cut stones gives good effect in life.
Natural gem is something that was found in a mine and thousands of years old and
not artificially factory made.
Amethyst is recommended to be purchased not less than 4 Carat
and not more than 12 carat
. More or less can create bad effect
on the person wearing it.
1 Gram = 8 Ratti = 4.8 Carat and 1 Ratti = 0.6 Carat
Be aware of artificially prepared colored stone. 80% gems
available are not natural stone. This is indeed a big problem in the market now.
As Amethyst is a cheap gem stone compared to others so chances of being
artificial is little less.