* .925 Sterling Silver Amethyst Necklace .
Amethyst is the most popular variety of quartz crystals that is considered the most powerful and protective stone. Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. Amethyst was used as a gemstone by the ancient Egyptians and was largely employed in antiquity for intaglio engraved gems.
The Greeks believed amethyst gems could prevent intoxication,while medieval European soldiers wore amethyst amulets as protection in battle in the belief that amethysts heal people and keep them cool-headed.
Beads of amethyst were found in Anglo-Saxon graves in England. Anglican bishops wear an episcopal ring often set with an amethyst, an allusion to the description of the Apostles as “not drunk” at Pentecost in Acts.
Tibetans consider amethyst sacred to the Buddha and make prayer beads from it.
Amethyst is considered the birthstone of February.
In the Middle Ages, it was considered a symbol of royalty and used to decorate English regalia.
In the Old World, amethyst was considered one of the Cardinal gems, in that it was one of the five gemstones considered precious above all others, until large deposits were found in Brazil.
- When you see this mark * , it’s just the only example of this jewelry. This applies mostly to gemstones because usually I only have one example or pair. And that makes each example special and personal.
This necklace matches very well with this earrings .
This necklace is only copy . Handmade and designed by AUNES-GEMSTONE .