Amethyst stone or Batu Kecubung is one of raw stone for jewelries. It is commonly purple, which one of variety of quartz.
According to the myth, the ancient Greek wore Amethyst to avoid drunkenness or intoxication.
The color of amethyst was attributed to the presence of manganese. However, since it is capable of being greatly change and even discharged by heat, the color was believed by some effect from an organic source.
Amethyst has primary hues from a light pinkish violet to a deep purple. Amethyst may has secondary hues, which is red and blue. The ideal grade is called “Deep Siberian” and has a primary purple hue of around 75–80 percent, 15–20 percent blue and red as secondary hues, it depends on the light source. While, Green Quartz is sometimes being called as green amethyst. Other names for green quartz are Prasiolite,Vermarine or Lime Citrine.
Amethyst can be a healing stone, which is known to calm and protect the mind. It soothes those who have engaged in constant rigorous mental activity. It has been deemed “nature’s tranquilizer” by many healers because of it’s effectiveness in relaxing, not only the mind but also the nervous system.
This beautiful stone is such a give for women, not only in the form of jewelry but also partnership to be a friend that always there relaxing the mind.