Amethyst

Handmade White Gold Pear shape Amethyst Bead Pendant

Amethyst
Birthstone: February
Family: Quartz (has the same chemical composition and physical properties as amethyst)
Colour: Lilac to blackberry purple
Hardness: 7 (as per Moh’s hardness scale)
Sources: Mainly Brazil, Madagascar, Zambia, Uruguay
Interesting Facts: Amethyst means ‘not drunk’ in Greek and in past times was worn as an amulet to ward off drunkenness

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