Beautiful Amethyst Sphere
Amethyst has been prized for centuries due to its luscious colour and inherent beauty.
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!
This piece measures 3 inches diameter. Weighs approximately 2.6 lbs. / 1078 g.