Chakra: Third Eye/Crown
Zodiac: The traditional birthstone of February and the natural birthstone for those born in the winter solstice.
Purple Amethyst crystals have a beauty that transcends its commonality whether rough or polished. In modern times, it is classified as a semi-precious stone while historically; it was regarded with precious stone worth. Amethyst is a variety of quartz that can be found all over the world varying in hues from pale red-violet to deep violet. Other varieties of Amethyst include Chevron Amethyst, Ametrine, Rutilated Amethyst and Brandberg.
Amethyst aids in emotional and spiritual wholeness. Called the “All Healer”, unpolished stones can be used to counter act negative energies in the earth and recharge other crystals. Amethyst is a great sleeping aid as it combats night terrors and insomnia. Amethyst is widely known for its ability to assist with creative endeavors. It has gone by the names of the Artist’s Stone, the Composer’s Stone, the Inventor’s Stone, Poet’s and Painter’s Stones.