Color: The color can vary from a deep rich violet-purple to lighter shades of pink. It has a vitreous or glass-like luster.

Gem Info: Derived from the ancient Greek "amethustos" meaning "not drunk," it was believed to guard against drunkenness.

Healing Properties: It is said to alleviate headaches and improve concentration and has been used to treat various skin problems. It is used by Buddhist monks in India during meditation.

Birthstone: February


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