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Amethyst Quartz Double Terminated Point 6.7cm
Amethyst Quartz crystals for sale from Brazil.
This gorgeous purple gemstone measuring 6.7cm in length has been cut to show a sharp point at each of its ends.
Displaying a radiant array of colour, this Double Terminated Amethyst Point has been hand-polished to achieve a sleek finish.
This stunning Amethyst crystal also displays some Smoky Quartz.
Please note: this piece displays some small natural pits on its otherwise smooth, polished surface.
What Is Amethyst Made Of?
Amethyst is a stunning form of purple quartz and can come in many different shades, varying from pale lavender to very dark purple, of either the translucent or opaque variety.
This popular purple stone is found in many parts of the world, but Brazilian Amethyst is regarded as some of the finest that can be sourced from this planet.
Amethyst Gemstone History
Amethyst has a storied history. The use of this crystal goes back centuries and spans civilisations all over the world.
The ancient Egyptians were well known for their intaglio carvings: engraved gems were a prized product of the thriving art scenes of old.
The ancient Greeks wore Amethyst as an accessory and also carved drinking goblets from it as they believed it could prevent intoxication.
Beads of Amethyst were also found in Anglo Saxon graves in Britain.
In contrast, Smoky Quartz is most famous historically for its use in Ancient China, where it was used to make sunglasses.
Amethyst Crystal Healing Properties
Amethyst is said to exude a strong calming energy, and is ideal for placing in the home to create a sense of tranquility.
This beautiful double terminated crystal would be perfect for the collector or healer, or as a unique gift for a loved one.
It would be wise to buy a gorgeous specimen of this colourful gem to boost your crystal collection.
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