23.15 pound Uruguay Amethyst with Stand
$695.00 USD $485.00 USD
This 23.15 lb amethyst geode from Uruguay is covered with large deep purple crystals. Given its gorgeous crystal colour, clarity and size – features make Uruguayan amethyst particularly desirable – the quality of this specimen is extremely high.
A violet variety of quartz, amethyst has been prized for centuries due to its luscious colour and inherent beauty. This particular piece is totally polished on the edges, adding to the aesthetic appeal.
Amethyst is known as the birthstone of February. It is associated with contentment and calmness. Interestingly, the name comes from the Ancient Greek "amethustos," meaning not intoxicated. It was believed to protect people from drunkenness! Although today amethyst is classified as a semi-precious gemstone, historically it has been valued en par with diamonds and rubies.
Geode measures L - 12.75” W - 12.25” H - 4”; height on stand 15.0"
Weighs 23.15 lbs / 10.5 kilograms