Legends led to beliefs that amethyst gems kept their wearers clear-headed and quick witted in battle.
The birthstone of February. A myth of Amethyst is that because of its grape color it has the power to ward off drunkenness.
The most important source of Amethyst is Brazil.
Amethyst is mostly true purple. Some can be highlighted by violet or a bluish purple. Most Amethyst is not enhanced. Amethyst is durable.
Pink amethyst is softer in color, the pink amethyst meaning is powerful. It has a cleansing energy, and is known to instill feelings of understanding, calmness, trust and grace