Amethyst Facts

Often a deep purple hue, the amethyst has been used as protection by various cultures throughout history. Learn more facts about amethyst below.

    4 Facts about Amethyst Gemstones

  • The amethyst is the birthstone for February and has been found among the possessions of royalty throughout the ages.

  • The best varieties of amethyst can be found in Siberia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, and the far East.

  • The Greek word “amethystos” may be translated as “not drunken” – the Amethyst was considered to be a strong antidote against drunkenness.

  • Even today, the amethyst gemstone is considered a stabilizing force for those struggling to overcome addictive behaviors.

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