Amethyst is a lilac-colored crystal. The name is derived from the Greek word, “intoxicating”.

While the Greeks believed that Amethyst Gemstone could prevent poisoning, medieval European soldiers believed that amethyst healed and calmed people and wore amethyst amulets to protect them in battle.

Amethyst Gemstone


The finest amethyst colors are rich reddish purple or crimson with no visible color zoning. Dealers prefer a more saturated red-purple to a darker purple, as long as the stone is not too dark to reduce brightness. If the color is too dark, the amethyst may appear black in low light.

Amethyst, a semi-precious stone and is often used in jewellery; The purple variety of quartz (SiO2) makes it suitable for jewellery. Amethyst has primary colors ranging from pale lavender or light purple to deep purple. Amethyst has either or both of the secondary hues red and blue.

Amethyst Pink Gemstone

Who should wear Amethyst

Those who are involved in knowledge-driven fields like scientists, mathematicians, physicians and research scholars, Amethyst is believed to be very beneficial to them. Some learned astrologers recommend this stone for people of the zodiac signs Aries, Cancer, Leo and Scorpio. Wearing Amethyst Gemstone is believed to help overcome the negative influences of Saturn (Shani). If done well, you will be blessed with money, respect and good health. 

Types of Amethyst

Amethyst Purple Gemstone
Amethyst Purple
Amethyst Ametrine Gemstone
Amethyst Ametrine
Amethyst Gemstone
Amethyst Pink
Amethyst moss Gemstone
Amethyst Moss
Amethyst cape Gemstone
Amethyst Cape
Amethyst prasiolite Gemstone
Amethyst Prasiolite



Wearing amethyst is believed to symbolize strength, power, and courage. It is also said to be a protective stone that can help combat negativity, stress, and anxiety. Some people also use amethyst for meditation to clear their minds of negative thoughts.

When buying amethyst, look for a strong, deep purple color with no brown or bronze tints. The stone should also have consistent color throughout, without any visible zoning when viewed from the top. Avoid stones that appear too dark, as they may appear black in low lighting.

Exposure to sunlight can cause amethyst to fade over time. To prevent this, it is recommended to keep the amethyst in a box or a dark room when not in use.