Description: This is an Amethyst heart-shaped stone. They are used extensively in Crystal Grid layouts that are focused on feelings and emotional issues that affect the auric health and spirit. You will receive the typical item shown.
Note: Please note this stone contains natural cracks and fractures.
Size: About 1 Inch in length. Weighs 11 grams.
Primary Uses: The Amethyst is a spiritual gem steeped in lore and legend. It is one of the Twelve Gems of the Breastplate of the High Priest, and it is the stone in the ring of a Catholic Bishop, hence “the Bishop’s Stone.” The deep purple color of the Amethyst presents an atmosphere of pious calm and it is the stone of spirituality and contentment.
It is the traditional birthstone of February and is known as the healer crystal for people and animals. It is the traditional stone of St Valentine’s Day and is a perfect gift on that occasion. Amethyst is one of the most popular crystals and is a key crystal for many crystal users.
Amethyst is a wonderful talisman for use in the creative arts. If you paint, draw, sculpt, write, or create in any way, keep a nice amethyst crystal or crystal cluster in the area to focus and amplify the creative elements of the Universal Life Force. Amethyst is also a well-known healer that has profound effects in balancing the crown chakra. If you are feeling out of sorts, blocked, and mentally clumsy, try a short session with amethyst, you will likely find yourself refreshed, alert, and back in control. Also, Amethyst is the traditional birthstone of those born in February, and it is the stone of Thursday, “Thor’s Stone.”
Check out the Crystal Metaphysical Encyclopedia entry for Amethyst and learn more of the healing properties, feng shui uses, and lore and legends of Amethyst.
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Quick Healing Overview: Called the “all-healer”, Amethyst is one of the most effective crystals for healing people, plants, and animals. Amethyst is especially supportive of the emotional body, bringing those who are overworked, overstressed, or overwhelmed back to their center. It eases the mental anxieties that lead to physical tension and headaches and is a great crystal to calm those who tend to be hot-headed and easily angered.
Birthstone & Zodiac Uses: Amethyst is one of the natural birthstones of people born in late Autumn, from November 21st through December 20th. Amethyst is also the traditional birthstone of those born in February. Amethyst is the zodiac stone for those born under the sign of Pisces (February 19 to March 20), as well. If you were born at this time of the year, try wearing an Amethyst and see if you seem to feel much better about yourself
Uses in Meditation: Amethyst is one of the best crystals for meditation. The amethyst color stimulates the highest vibration of the Third Eye and placing an Amethyst stone directly over this area ushers in a serene meditative state that stills conscious thought and guides the mind toward deeper understanding.
For Chakra Balancing: Amethyst carries a high, sweet energy, particularly stimulating to the Third Eye, Crown, and Etheric Chakras. Meditation with Amethyst can work wonders to clear any blockages and balance both the Third Eye and Crown Chakras. They are also associated with the Higher Crown, Soul Star, and Stellar Gateway Chakras.
Crystal Color Energy: Amethyst embodies the red-violet ray that connects both time and color, of beginnings and endings, as the old year wanes and the new is about to arrive. It tempers the fiery red ray with the intuition of the violet ray, bringing passion and imagination, emotion and logic. It stimulates creativity and is particularly helpful in artistic endeavors.
Associated Goddesses: Amethyst honors Artemis, the Greek Goddess of the Hunt and Childbirth. She represents the love of the mountains and the forests where she chooses to spend her life. Her comfort is sought by women in labor. Amethyst also honors Diana, the Roman Goddess of the Moon, and Protector of Animals.
Feng Shui Uses: Amethyst has Fire Energy. Fire energy is the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, illumination, and activity. It is the energy of heat, action, emotion, and passion – of ideas, concepts, and sex. Fire Energy is traditionally associated with the south area of a home or room, and with the fame and reputation area of your dwelling. Use its energy to give your life the boost it needs to enhance your standing in the community and within your family.
Uses in Divination: The Divinatory meaning of Amethyst is… I do not need to reward myself with any excesses of any kind to feel good. However, dreaming of Amethyst signifies freedom from harm.
Talisman Energy: Amethyst a Seeker Transformer Crystal. Seeker Transformers are talismans used when the desire is to find a way to transform a part of one’s life into a more desirable state. The transformative powers of these stones and crystals are legendary. The Seekers are powerful, numerous, and very useful crystals that will help you be successful in starting a new effort. The Seeker crystals help you to discover new opportunities and to achieve new goals.
What Other Crystal Authors Think: Amethyst is covered extensively in every crystal book. It has often been used as a balance and tranquility stone. Many practitioners use report success using amethyst to promote and enhance one’s spiritual wisdom. Some report it as very effective in helping restore memories. It is used to align the crown chakra and is a crystal of the Third Eye. You will find it to be the “Soul Stone” and a source of peace in a complex world. It has deep connections with the Angelic Realm. It is particularly associated with the Angel Michael.
In ancient times it was used to make goblets that would prevent drunkenness. It is used in Eastern areas of worship to create a calm environment. Amethyst is a stone of chastity. It is also the stone of Thursday; it is “Thor’s Stone.”