Amethyst - 8mm faceted round

$0.75

Deep, natural color amethyst gemstone.  Quality cut -the facets really sparkle! Price per bead.



Amethyst, the gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus (Roman god of wine), also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted. Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. English regalia were even decorated with amethysts during the Middle Ages to symbolize royalty. It has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. Amethyst is purple quartz, a beautiful blend of violet and red that can found in every corner of the earth. Historically, the finest amethyst were found in Russia and were featured in much royal European jewelry. Today, while Brazil is the primary source of this gemstone, fine material can be found elsewhere, especially in Zambia. - From http://www.americangemsociety.org/february-birthstones#sthash.GaK0stKk.dpuf

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