This is a natural rare beautiful purple amethyst sphere from madagascar. This listing includes a rosewood stand. Measurements - 90 mm (3.5 inches). Weight - 1224 grams (2 pounds 11 ounces).
Amethyst is a member of the quartz group with a hardness of 7. It's color, pale lilac to deep purple, is do to its combination of trace amounts of iron and aluminum. The name amethyst comes from the greek word amthustos, which means not intoxicated.Amethyst has been prized for its beauty for thousands of years and it is recorded as being worn by the first christians. Metaphysically, amethyst is a stone of spiritual protection and purification. It is known as a great stone for insomnia, preventing nightmares, enhancing meditation and visualization. Chevron amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of quartz with the stress relieving qualities of amethyst. Healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. This item is made of crystal and mineral, amethyst.