The word "amethyst" comes from the Greek, meaning "not drunk." This precious purple stone was sacred to the god Dionysus, lord of the grape, and in the ancient world it was believed that wearing Amethyst would stave off intoxication.
We're not so sure -- one look at this violet, pear-cut beauty, and we feel a bit giddy.
Purple has long been the color of nobility, and for centuries, Amethyst was considered as rare as Diamond, Ruby and Emerald. We second that emotion.Gemstone Details
Identification: Natural Amethyst
Carat: 2.28 Carats
Measurements: 10.67 x 7.59 x 5.35 mm