Amethyst(am - uh - thist)
What is Amethyst?
Amethyst Healing Properties and Benefits
Amethyst Spiritual Properties and Benefits
Amethyst Side Effects
Amethyst Meaning: What Does Amethyst Symbolize?
Varieties of Amethyst
How To Cleanse Amethyst?
Questions and Answers
Yes, Amethyst is a water-safe stone. You can rinse or soak Amethyst crystals in water without damaging the color or integrity of the stone.
Yes and No. Amethyst is safe to cleanse and charge under sunlight for no more than five minutes. Exposing it to scorching sunlight for longer periods can fade its color permanently.
Being a quartz crystal, Amethyst can turn white due to
- Overexposure to sunlight or heat
- Stain and rust
- Body oils
- Blocked third eye or crown chakra
- Overbrimming with negativity (needs a cleanse!)
Real Amethysts are cold to the touch, have color zoning with veiny fibers, and don’t scratch or burn easily. Fake Amethysts, such as glass, don’t stay cold, have a single color, and scratch or burn easily.
Amethyst is bad for zodiac signs ruled by the Sun, Moon, and Mars because they’re enemy planets of Saturn. Avoid Amethyst or check with an astrologist before wearing if you’re a Leo, Aries, or Cancer.
As Saturn rules Amethyst, it’s best to wear it on Saturn’s Day, or Saturday.
You can wear Amethyst on your right hand, or the dominant hand.
As Saturn connects your chakras via the middle finger, it’s good to wear Amethyst on it.
North is the ideal direction to keep Amethyst by Feng Shui rules of balance.
On average, an Amethyst gemstone costs $20 to $30 per carat, but stones with particular colors may fetch between $40 to $50 per carat.
Siberian Color is the rarest color of Amethyst. Its color is compared to Concord grapes with red, rose, or blue flashes under incandescent light. Siberian Color Amethyst mixes all seven chakra colors.
What’s the most valuable Amethyst? Natural AAAA Amethyst is the most valuable and often called the crown jewel for its eye-clean clarity and color. It may cost $50 and above per carat.
Yes, in some cultures, Amethyst has been used for wedding rings since it is associated with passion and marital bliss. Adding a high-rated Amethyst to your engagement ring will attract fidelity, commitment, wisdom, and open-mindedness.
Amethyst crystal infusions are excellent for sobriety, learning, memory, enlightenment, and psychic abilities. Did you know Amethyst crystal elixirs were once drunk to quickly remove drunkenness?
As Amethyst is associated with the crown chakra, you will open it when charged with singing bowls. Chant the crown chakra mantra OM or choose a bowl tuned to the crown chakra frequency of 748 Hz.
February has been the birthstone month of Amethyst for hundreds of years, throughout different cultures, traditions, and folklore. Wearing or working with Amethyst in February attracts love, luck, and enlightenment.
Interactions with Amethyst
Amethyst vs. Garnet
You can wear Amethyst and Garnet together because both are ruled by Saturn, and it’s a friendly planet. However, Amethyst may scratch your Garnet crystals.
|Chakras||Third Eye and Crown||Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus, and Heart|
|Ruling Planet||Jupiter, Saturn||Saturn|
|Ruling Element||Air and Water||Earth|
|MOHS||7||6.5 to 7.5|
Amethyst vs. Citrine Together
You can wear Amethyst and Citrine together because Saturn is friends with Jupiter.
|Chakras||Third Eye and Crown||Sacral and Solar Plexus|
|Ruling Planet||Jupiter, Saturn||Jupiter|
|Ruling Element||Air and Water||Sun|
Amethyst Vs. Obsidian
You can wear Amethyst and Black Obsidian together, but Amethyst is harder than Obsidian and may scratch Obsidian when stored together.
|Chakras||Third Eye and Crown||Root|
|Ruling Planet||Jupiter, Saturn||Saturn|
|Ruling Element||Air and Water||Water|
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