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Smoky Amethyst Double Terminated Point 7.2cm
Smoky Amethyst Quartz crystals for sale from Brazil.
This gorgeous purple gemstone measuring 7.2cm in length has been cut to show a sharp point at each of its ends.
Displaying a radiant array of colour, this colourful gem has been hand-polished to achieve a sleek finish.
The rare crystal piece lies flat on one of its multiple cut faces, glistening and gleaming with subtle rainbows when exposed to the light.
Smoky Amethyst Quartz is very similar to the famed Brandberg Amethyst.
What Is Smoky Amethyst Made Of?
Bright and striking, this unusual Quartz formation named Smoky Amethyst is indicative of a mixture of purple Amethyst and grey-brown Smoky Quartz.
Within the crystal matrix, hues of inky violet and smoky shades burst in their vibrancy. The gem's clear, transparent base lends an incredible contrast to these vivid colours.
This bright, transparent backdrop is a result of some lovely elements of Clear Quartz included in these crystal phantoms, where crystals have grown on top of other crystals.
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.
One of the most renowned varieties of Quartz gems is Smoky Quartz. Although composed from silicon dioxide like all Quartz varieties, this type of Quartz is distinguished from other varieties by its subtle smoky colouring.
Each sample of this gemstone varies greatly in shade. From light steel greys to warm browns, there is a type of Smoky Quartz for everyone.
Smoky Amethyst Quartz 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.
Smoky Amethyst Quartz Crystal Healing Properties
This mixed crystal combines the healing powers of two powerful stones. Smoky Quartz is believed by crystal healers to refresh and detox one's energy to cleanse and release negative emotions.
Due to its earthy colouring, this stone has a strong connection to the Earth and is reported to have a strong grounding effect.
Amethyst is said to exude a strong calming energy, and is ideal for placing in the home to create a sense of tranquility.
Smoky Amethyst Collectors
This beautiful double terminated crystal would be perfect for the collector or healer, or as a unique gift for a loved one.
Smoky Amethyst Quartz is becoming very difficult to acquire, so please act quickly before you miss out. It would be wise to buy a gorgeous specimen of this rare gem to boost your crystal collection.
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