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Smoky Amethyst Double Terminated Point 7.8cm
Smoky Amethyst Quartz Point crystal for sale from Brazil. This gorgeous double terminated cut and polished point has a radiant colour and is very translucent with an excellent polish and measuring 7.8cm long. Amethyst is the purple form of quartz and it can come in many different shades varying from pale lavender to very dark purple and it can be translucent or opaque. Amethyst can occur in many parts of the world and Brazil is regarded as some of the finest. The ancient Greeks wore amethyst and also carved drinking goblets from it as they believed it could prevent intoxication.The use of amethyst goes back centuries and the ancient Egyptians were well known for their intaglio carvings. Beads of amethyst were also found in Anglo Saxon graves in Britain. This beautiful point would be perfect for the collector or healer or just as a beautiful tactile item for the home.