Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz often used in jewellery. The hardness of the mineral is the same as quartz, which is 7. Thus, it is suitable to be use in jewellery. Amethyst is a semi-precious stone and is the traditional birthstone for February.
Amethyst Healing Properties and uses:
Prized for its beauty and its legendary energies, Amethyst possess the healing power to sooth an overactive mind and brings a sense of serenity to those who are frazzled by overwork. Amethyst is associated with the Crown Chakra which calms and stimulates the mind, helping one to stay focused and can enhance memory, increase wisdom and motivation.