Amethyst Properties & Meaning
Introduction to Amethyst
Amethyst has quite the history. It was considered a jewel by the ancient Egyptians and Tibetans associated Amethyst with their Buddha. The Greeks used the purple stone to protect themselves from overindulging in drinks, assisting with visualization, and balancing their emotions.
Amethyst was a very prized stone as it was uncommon to come across... that is until they hit it big in Brazil. Now everyone can have Amethyst! In addition to Brazil, Amethyst can be primarily found in Uruguay, Russia, southern Africa, Ontario & even in the USA!
Amethyst is considered to be a purple variety of quartz and can range from having very light to very dark shades of purple.
Pisces can leverage Amethyst to help overcome addictive personality traits; it helps them to manage tendencies to overindulge. It is a lucky stone for those born under the sign of Taurus.
Amethyst is known for its peaceful metaphysical properties. It symbolizes wisdom, deep love, and peace of mind. People like having it around to remind themselves to focus on maintaining a delicate balance of emotional highs and lows and assisting them with calming down when they are starting to get anxious.
For these reasons, this stone is excellent to have around popular places in your home - high traffic areas. It is also often used during meditation because it stimulates your crown (head) chakra and amplifies creative vibes.
Use your Amethyst to remind yourself to be at peace, full of love, and calm in crazy situations.
If you want to use it for meditation, hold on to a piece or place it around you. Focus on letting its energy soothe your mind and emotions, so you set new peaceful intentions for yourself.
Amethyst Varieties - Chevron Amethyst
A combination of Amethyst and Quartz, Chevron Amethyst has a unique banded pattern. The combination of these two powerful crystals brings the strength of quartz with the calming power of Amethyst. This is a useful spiritual stone to amplify your intuition and find deeper meaning in life.
Those who find change difficult should use this stone to overcome their resistance and negative feelings. It is said to assist with healing compulsive behaviors and addictions while also bringing energies of stability, peace, calm, balance, and courage
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