Beautiful Amethyst Cathedral Geode - 16 inches
This breathtaking amethyst geode is lined with large, deep purple crystals. Amethyst has been prized for centuries due to its luscious colour and inherent beauty. This particular piece is considered jewellery grade (the highest grade) due to the quality and colour of its crystals.
Traditionally, amethyst it is known as the birthstone of February. It is associated with contentment and calmness. Although today amethyst is classified as a semi-precious gemstone, historically, it has been valued en par with diamonds and rubies.
Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. Interestingly, the name comes from the Ancient Greek "amethustos," meaning not intoxicated. It was believed to protect people from drunkenness!
The white crystals are calcite.
This piece measures 16 inches high x 12 inches wide x 8 inches deep / 41 cm x 30 cm x 20 cm. Weighs approximately 56.6 lbs. / 25.7 kg.
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