With magical deep purple shades, Amethyst, a firm gemstone favourite is recognised for its natural beauty.
I work with Amethyst from all over the world, but my favourite is African Amethyst – I just love the way it has natural veins of rich purples running through it. To me these slight imperfections are what create the individuality and inner beauty of each gemstone.
Country of origin
Amethyst is mined in several countries including the USA, Brazil, Madagascar and Kenya.
Myth & Folklore
Amethyst is considered a symbol of peace of mind, modesty and piety. It is popular for its healing and meditative powers, and is said to purify the mind, body and spirit, helping to realign the chakras.
Amethyst is the birthstone for February