Amethyst is of greek in origin, translated from the word “Amethysus” - Amethyst in ancient times has been highly valued. It can be found in many royal collections, even to this day, bishops have finger rings set with high quality Amethyst stones.
Amethyst gemstones are found in various parts of the world
According to the Gemmological Association, the most purest and expensive Amethyst gemstones are found in the Ural Mountains of Russia, Africa and Mexico. When large deposits were discovered in Brazil and became more accessible, the price of Amethyst dropped in value and today this beautiful gemstone is one of the most popular and admired stones in the world. Amethyst is a member of the quartz family, its colouration is partly due to the presence of iron found within its make-up. Amethyst varies from light violet to rich purple, from transparent to translucent and may display inclusions.
Caring for your Amethyst jewelleries
It is recommended that you remove your jewellery when sunbathing, sun beds and avoid these items exposed to strong sunlight for a long period of time.
To maintain your gemstones:
Wipe off with a soft cloth, then store your items in boxes or pouches -
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