Part 3 of 8: Amethyst - Demystifying Super Seven Quartz

Posted by Melissa Brown on 5/12/2021 to Spotlight: Super Seven
Part 3 of 8: Amethyst - Demystifying Super Seven Quartz

The third post of this eight part series on the minerals contained with in Super Seven Quartz features Amethyst. Learn about the incredible properties of one of the most popular crystals in the world.

What is Amethyst

Firstly, amethyst is yet another form of quartz, the difference being that it derives its colour from traces of iron. The colours of amethyst range from deep dark purple, to vivid violet to dull lavender. Brazil has one of the world's largest deposits of amethyst, which is also where super seven quartz most commonly is found.

Understanding The Significance Of Amethyst

It’s no secret that Amethyst is one of the most significant crystals in the world. Historically it was used as a gemstone by the ancient Egyptians, the Greeks believed it could prevent intoxication while medieval European soldiers wore amulets of amethyst to protect them in battle. Whether its reputation is thanks to its magnificent colour, beautiful structure or healing properties; amethyst remains a spiritually rich crystal. It is essential to any crystal collection.

The Metaphysical Properties Of Amethyst

The use of amethyst revolves around inner peace and tranquility. This stone is specifically used to deepen personal intuition. Many use amethyst to relieve stress and anxiety by removing mental distractions. This transitions the body into a clearer state of being, enabling observation and reflection.

Uses Of Amethyst

Amethyst is commonly worn as a pendant, bracelet or earrings because of its stunning colour and popular healing properties. It is also popular in home decor as a striking display piece or as peaceful inspiration in the garden.

In the fourth part of this series we'll investigate smokey quartz.

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