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Amethyst | Tumbling Rough Rocks from Madagascar | 1" - 2"| Raw Crystals

Amethyst | Tumbling Rough Rocks from Madagascar | 1" - 2"| Raw Crystals

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The Brief

Amethyst is a distinctively purple stone that is a type of quartz. The name amethyst comes from the Greek word "amethystos" which means "not drunk." The Ancient Greeks believed that Amethyst would protect the wearer from becoming drunk. Amethyst is popular for its metaphysical properties and as the birthstone of February.

This is a good tumbling Amethyst to experiment with.

Use the dropdown to select 1/2 LB, 1 LB or 3 LB of milky Amethyst rough rocks! The photos are representative of the stones you will receive and are shown wet to give you a better idea of the color and how the rocks will look once polished. • The average size of these stones is 1 to 1.75 inches. • There are approximately 15 - 20 stones in 1 LB. • This Amethyst is from Madagascar.

• There are approximately 15 - 20 stones in 1 LB

• Country of Origin: Madagascar

 

average size: 0.75" - 1.5" inches

ease of tumbling: Intermediate

hardness: 7

shine after polish: Mirror


How it's formed

Amethyst is formed over thousands of years in areas where volcanic activity used to occur. The amethyst geodes or cathedrals that are very popular are also formed in volcanic rocks.


where it's found

Our Amethyst was found in Madagascar. This material can also be found in various places around the world.


how it tumbles

Amethyst tumbles well, especially when mixed with other rocks of various shapes and sizes. Note that quartz material tends to fracture more easily due to its composition, therefore this is an Intermediate level of tumbling.


special information

Amethyst is used to enhance the inner sight, psychic abilities and the connection to the higher self. Amethyst is also known to help with falling asleep and treating insomnia.

 

Please note that metaphysical properties associated with our products are meant for informational purposes only and are not intended as a substitute for professional treatment or licensed medical care. We will not be liable or responsible whatsoever for any adverse effects, consequences, loss or damage of any type resulting, directly or indirectly, from the use or application of any materials from our shop.

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