What Is the Meaning of Amethyst Stones?

Answer Amethyst is a semiprecious stone and is the most precious member of the quartz family. This gemstone can be found in many hues of purple ranging from light lavender to royal purple. The highest qua... Read More »

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What color goes with amethyst?

On One Hand: Drab with DrabAmethyst, a mellow purple, will go well with other mellow colors. These include neutral shades like browns and grays, as well as black and white.On the Other: Cools or Wa... Read More »

What is another name for a green amethyst?

Green amethyst is a green quartz also known as prasiolite or praziolite, or less commonly as amagreen or vermarine. It is not the same as other popular green gemstones, and it is incorrect to call ... Read More »

What is the most common color of amethyst?

Although amethysts can be found in shades of blue and green--as well as smoky browns and reds when they've been heated--amethysts are most often purple. From an almost colorless lavender hue to dee... Read More »

What kind of tool is used in mining amethyst?

Amethyst is a purple quartz stone most often mined in Africa and Brazil. Ontario mines, for instance, use controlled blasting to break large rocks from the ground. Hand mining is the most popular m... Read More »