Amethyst (Amethystos in greek language), gained its name from the Ancient Greek word meaning “not intoxicated”.It was said to prevent against drunkenness, and that its bright colour came from the god of wine, Dionysus, pouring out his wine over a clear crystal.
A meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to promote calm, balance, and peace. It is also used to eliminate impatience. One of few gemstones with the specific purpose of improving intellectual and cerebral thought.
Amethyst, with its unique purple colourationis a variety of quartz that contains iron and other trace minerals within its structure.