Beautiful earrings of hand forged, textured, antiqued and vertigried brass with Gold-Plated Austrian Crystal, Amethyst, Amber and Faceted Glass.
Length: ~ 1.75 " Handmade on Vancouver Island.
Amethyst is said to be the stone of contentment and to bestow stability, serenity and peace. Amethyst belongs to the quartz family and its variation in colour is largely due to the traces of iron it contains. Amethyst was highly prized in antiquity for its calming effect and the name derived from the Greek amethustos or "non-inebriated". Amethyst is often used as a meditation stone to help quieten the mind and as an aid to finding inner peace.
Amethyst is also the birthstone for February