Amethyst Meaning and Metaphysical Properties
Keywords: protection, purification, divine connection, release of addictions, shamanic stone
Chakras: Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), Etheric (8th and beyond, above the head)
Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz and is used in jewelry around the world. This stone is great rehabilitation stone protects its owner for drunkenness. The ancient Greeks used to decorate their goblets and chalices with this purple stone to prevent intoxication. Amethyst is a common variety of quartz and it is the birthstone of February.
This was a gemstone used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and in medieval Europe. It was carved into beads, pendants, put onto other materials such as plates, cups, doors, sculptures, and more!
It is made of Silicone Dioxide (quartz) with iron impurities. The color of Amethyst has been demonstrated to be the result of irritation from trivalent iron in the primarily silicone structure. It occurs in soft hues of light pink to deep purple: purple is the most common variety. The best deposits of amethyst can be found in Siberia, Sri Lanka, Brazil and other places in the far East.
Amethyst is considered to be cardinal gemstone, some of these most valuable stones include diamond, sapphire, ruby, and emerald. Higher grades of amethyst reveal a depth of color with red flashes. This grade is refereed to as “Deep Russian”.
Metaphysical Uses and Crystal Meaning
The colorful varieties of amethyst have been used for centuries for its beauty and power to stimulate and soothe the mind and emotions. It has a hardness of 7. The color ranges from pink to deep purple. Amethyst is a stone of spiritual protections and purification. It can aid in curbing overindulgence and stopping bad habits. It can be attributed to help quit smoking, drinking, and drug use.
This classic meditative tool is used to allow the energy flow to be fluent when communicating with the Divine. This stone is necessity for any Light Worker’s toolbox. The Wind element stimulates the mind , unveils any intuitive and psychic abilities, and enhances the connection with the spiritual realm. This is great shamanic stone to enhance discovery of gifts with the natural world.
It stimulates the crown chakra and aids in meditation. It clears one’s energy field of negative attachments and influences while moving you to a higher level of consciousness. This is an ideal stone to enhance your physical environment. Placing clusters of these crystals in your home can bring a feeling that the place is surrounding by a bubble of light or energetic force field. Wearing Amethyst can bring you into a high balance where you feel strong and protected. Amethyst is a good stone for truck drivers and teachers to have on them.
Amethyst can be combined with Moldavite to raise the vibrational frequency so that when around dark forces or negative energies, you won’t resonate with them. You will just bring them to your higher consciousness.
Spiritual connection can be enhanced when combined with other quartz crystals such as Citrine, Smokey Quartz, Clear Quartz, Chrysoprase, Opal, and Tiger Eye. To maximize you efforts to reduce addictive behavior, use the combination of Amethyst and Sugilite.
The protective qualities of Amethyst are enhances when combined with Black Tourmaline, Pyrite, Obsidian, and Jet.
Spiritual: Amethyst facilitates meditation and creates smooth communication with angels and guides. It assists one in surrendering to the Divine plan and having one realize their spiritual power. It opens and clears the Third Eye and Crown Chakras therefore accelerating the development of psychic and intuitive abilities.
Emotional: This stone helps identify the root of bad behaviors and destructive habits. These emotional imbalances create ailments and disease. Amethyst can be used to recognize one’s responsibility as a spiritual being having a physical experience. This stone is primed for anyone feeling like a victim. It will help them regain their inner strength. If you feel akward and like you don’t belong on this Earthly plane, or if you have a strong longing for “home” in other world or dimensions, Amethyst will guide you through true cosmic identification.
Physical: Amethyst counters addictive behavior and thought patterns. It clears the mind and makes it difficult for alcohol and drugs to alter one’s mood. IT balances the nervous system and brain and can also be used in cases of tetinus, nerve disorders, or brain imbalances. Its high energy also supports oxygenation in the blood, helping the flow of oxygen fuel the brain. High iron stones like Hematite and Magnetite will help in this oxygen flow and elimination of waste gasses.
We have tons of chunks of amethyst for sale in our store, whether you want polished, raw, large or small pieces. Amethyst is a gemstone that The Magikal Door loves to teach people about.
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