The stone of inner peace, spirituality, intuition and wisdom.
Energetic virtues connected to intentions to quiet the mind, calm, rest/relaxation, meditation, and generally moving through life from a higher state of being, specifically deepening your connection to self and your intuition. Although not as well-known for being associated with protection, through these intentions you raise your energetic vibration, keeping your spirit at ease, making this stone a powerful addition to your energetic armor.
Amethyst crystal properties are connected to the Ajna chakra related to spirituality and intuition, and the Sahasrara chakra, the chakra that represents connection to the universe. These energy centers are associated with the color purple. A great tool of intention to foster peace, relaxation, and spiritual awareness in your life. Amethyst is one of the most popular and sought after crystals around the world.
Amethyst, due to its deep purple color, is associated with Bacchus, the Greek god of wine. Large drinking vessels used for water and wine were often carved from this stone. Roman matrons believed that wearing Amethyst would help to guarantee fidelity. Cleopatra is said to have worn a ring made of Amethyst and considered it a source of enlightenment.
Amethyst is one of the twelve stones that lines the walls of heaven in Revelations. In the Catholic church, the pure color of Amethyst is associated with the wine transfigured to Christ’s blood in the sacrament of Mass. Amethyst has been a signature gemstone for many saints and holy persons and is often incorporated into many of their ceremonial rings and practices.
Affirmation: I am calm, relaxed and at peace in my mind, body and soul.