All About Auspicious Stones: Amethyst
Amethyst can said to be one of the most visually appealing stones owing to its unique and attractive color. Physical attraction is a virtue of the stone but it is known to develop self control in the wearer and provides protection from infidelity owing to seduction. The amethyst is a strikingly beautiful gemstone, violet in color and exuberance in refraction make it the most beautiful spectacle in the quartz family. Since ages amethyst has been used by jewelers to please royalty and affluent clients who seek distinction in appearance. Due to biblical references it has gained a special place in the heart of religious people, it is often perceived as a symbol of god himself.
The amethyst is a stone that brings with itself happiness and pleasures. It is a perfect companion to lead the wearer from the quicksand worldly worries into a land of endless joys and celebrations.
Who should wear amethyst?
People with moon sign Aquarius will do well to wear amethyst on their person, in the form of a finger ring or as a pendant in a necklace. This will have a healing effect on them and help them deal with health issues such as insomnia, body ache and mental disorders. Amethyst is also known to promote a good love life and provides wearer with courage and confidence.
Characteristics of the Amethyst
Across the globes and in many cultures the amethyst is believed to possess many powers that are beneficial for mankind. It is a stone of good luck and fortune, warriors from ancient ages carried amethyst for victory and safe return home. Many literary legends have been fond of the amethyst’s company for its apparent power to influence and inspire the intellect. Folklore from around the world is full of mentions of the amethyst being used by humans and even animals to ensure protection against evil forces.
The amethyst is said to attract positive results and distribute the same around its environment. Hence, it is kept close to draught affected areas and other areas prone to natural calamities for good luck and effect.
Another popularly sought power of the amethyst is to instill calmness and control over vices in the wearer. Intoxication, adultery, lying, cheating, theft etc. are controlled and eventually removed as habits after wearing this wonderful auspicious stone. It renders the wearer sober and calm, free of all vices previously held.
Amethysts have been known to change their color under changing conditions and have been the cause of curiosity. Scientists find their structure to be very different from the rest of the quartz family and it is this structure that causes the extraordinary brilliance and varied color intensity exhibited by the gemstone. Some amethysts have mysteriously been known to change color by day and come back to normal by night.
Among its mysteries, powers and benefits the amethyst is a spectacular and widely popular auspicious stone, sure to win hearts.