Amethyet

Amethyst is the purple color variety of quartz. It is the most popular purple gem and one of the most popular gemstones of all time. Amethyst is used to produce faceted stones, cabochons, beads, tumbled stones, and many other items for jewelry and ornamental use.

What is Amethyst?

Amethyst is the purple color variety of  It is the most popular purple gem and one of the most popular of all time. Amethyst is used to produce faceted stones, cabochons, beads, , and many other items for jewelry and ornamental use.

Amethyst has a of 7 and does not break by cleavage. It is a that is durable enough for use in rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets and other types of jewelry. Enormous deposits of amethyst in South America and Africa provide enough material to keep amethyst’s price low enough that most people can easily afford it.