Amethyst is mined in Brazil, Uruguay, Russia, India, South Korea, Canada, and the USA. The main source of Amethyst comes from Brazil and Uruguay. Amethyst is a brilliant violet-purple colour of Quartz, its' colour ranges from the palest lilac to the darkest purple. The tips of the points are usually darker than the base. The darker the points, the more iron it contains. In nature amethyst crystals are mainly formed in the inner surface of an amethyst geode, but can also be found on the vugs, holes in rock, and form deep cavities. Amethyst used to be considered as valuable as Rubies, and is found in ancient crowns's jewels. It remained expensive until, the discovery of large mines in Brazil, around the 1800.
Amethyst calms the mind, encouraging inner strength. An excellent grieving stone. Great healing powers, go-to stone for any physical, mental or spiritual ailment. Strengthens intuition and intellect. Gives the power to change your reality. Enhances your intuition and wisdom. Stimulates your six gifts which include: clairvoyance, clairaudience, claircognizance, clairsentience, clairolfaction and clairgustation.
Amethyst can assists with addictions and has been considered a sobriety stone for over a thousand years. Amethyst crystal therapies are known for healing physical ailments of the nervous system and the curing of nightmares, and insomnia. Place a pyramid under bed to ward off bad dreams and protect children. Amethyst protects from psychic attacks and it clears the mind of lingering negative thoughts.
Crystal point configuration provides focus for energy that is invigorating, re-balancing, and protective. The crystal point configuration enhances the metaphysical and healing properties of the source crystal. A crystal point is a powerful crystal tool. When placed facing away, the crystal point directs energy outward.