in Greek mythology there is a story of a young maiden named Amethyst. The drunken Dionysius took his wrath out on the poor girl and she asked Artemis to intervene. Artemis turned the girl into a beautiful white shimmering quartz stone. It is said that all Amethyst derives from that stone.
Aside from its origins in Greek Myth, this stone has been highly coveted over the ages and is associated with royalty.
This piece comes is smooth 10 mm Amethyst, faceted Amethyst, as well as light faceted amethyst and Sterling silver beads.
Amethyst is said to help one get sober, helpful in ending negative habits, especially those involving addiction. It brings balance, peace, intuition, protection, self-awareness, calmness, spirituality, and aids in meditation.