Amethyst Star displays chevrons of deep purple that “seep” into beautiful layers. It is one of the finest Third-Eye stones for stimulating vision within the self as well as the physical world, filtering the life force from the cosmos via the Crown in its white layers and opening up spiritual and psychic channels through the purple.
It has a strong, focused energy for dissipating and repelling negativity, and is the perfect crystal for learning any form of spiritual healing. Hold one in each hand for powerful but safe out of body travel, shamanic journeying or pathworking, and between the hands while praying or reciting mantras.
For centuries, historians and jewellery lovers alike have been enchanted by the mystique of Amethyst. A member of the mineral quartz family, Amethyst radiates a wide array of regal purple hues ranging from sparkling lilac to sultry deep violet.
Amethyst is associated with spirituality, sobriety, security and wisdom. It is also the zodiac stone for the constellation of Pisces. The alluring gemstone has been the focus of many intriguing myths and legends throughout history. The name “amethyst” is derived from Greek, meaning “not drunken.” According to Ancient Greek lore, the stone could ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine and intoxication, and keep the wearer clear headed and quick witted. The color purple was traditionally the color of royalty and amethyst was used to adorn the richest and most powerful monarchs and rulers.
Amethyst is a powerhouse stone. It vibrates at a high frequency creating a bubble of spiritual protection against negative energy. It awakens higher consciousness, assists in wise decision making free of emotional confusion and facilitates meditation and intuition. This crystal is also great for memory improvement and healing.
Amethyst is also a stone of purification, cleansing ones energy field of negative influences and attachments, and creating a resonant shield of spiritual light around the body. It acts as a barrier against lower energies, psychic attack, geopathic stress and unhealthy environments.