Add some sparkle to your beading projects with these beautiful Faceted Amethyst Rounds
Qty: One strand
Size: 8mm rounds on 15" strands
Color: Deep purple
Mineralogy: Amethyst is a type of Quartz (silicon dioxide), one of the most abundant minerals in the earth's crust. It occurs in a wide variety of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. Quartz varieties are commonly separated into two groups based on the size of the individual grains or crystals -- microcrystalline quartz (in which individual crystals are distinguishable with the naked eye) and cryptocrystalline quartz (in which the individual crystals are too small to be easily distinguishable even under a microscope). Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz, getting its hue from gamma-irradiation of trace amounts of iron in its structure.
Metaphysical Properties: Amethyst is a stone that helps one step into a spiritual path. It is a very relaxing stone that helps one overcome anxiety, stress, and depression as it helps one see their true purpose and highest potential in this lifetime. It is excellent to use in space as it helps maintain calm energy that serves a higher good. It is one the most important crystals for those new to beginners.
As with all of Mother Nature's creations, appearance will vary, but the item you receive will be similar in quality to the photos above.