Amethyst Crystals Stalactite, Aurangabad, India #M68
Amethyst derives its name from ametusthos, meaning “not intoxicated” and relates to an ancient Greek legend. Dionysus, the god of celebration and revelry, declared he would have revenge on mortals for not drinking his wine. He decided to have the beautiful maiden named Amethyst eaten by his tigers while she was on her way to worship at the temple of Artemis, the virgin huntress. Amethyst called to Artemis for protection and the goddess turned her into a pure white quartz statue to save her from the tigers.Amethyst is a member of the quartz family with a trigonal crystal system and a hardness of 7. Its purple colour comes from trace amounts of iron and aluminium.
SIZE: 24 CMS X 5 CMS
WEIGHT: 930 GMS
Location: Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
Year Of Find: 2005
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Amethyst facilitates meditation. It opens and clears the third-eye and crown chakras, which accelerates the development of intuition and psychic abilities. It helps to identify root causes behind behaviours and emotional patterns and encourages us to take responsibility for our reality.
Chakra: Third Eye, Crown, Etheric
Zodiac Signs: Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, Capricorn, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Pisces
Wedding Anniversary: 6th, 9th, 28th & 33rd year