Large Amethyst Geode with Fine Crystals
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This breathtaking 100-lb amethyst geode, lined with deep purple crystals, is considered jewellery grade (the highest grade) due to its crystal quality and colour.
A violet variety of quartz, amethyst has been prized for centuries due to its luscious colour and inherent beauty. Although today amethyst is classified as a semi-precious gemstone, historically, it has been valued en par with diamonds and rubies.
Traditionally, 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!
This piece measures 22 inches high x 11 inches wide x 12 inches deep / 55.9 cm x 28 cm x 30.5 cm. Weighs 100 lbs. / 45.7 kg.
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