Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Amethyst the Birthstone for February

am·e·thyst
ˈaməTHəst

noun: amethyst; plural noun: amethysts
1.  a precious stone consisting of a violet or purple variety of quartz.

Middle English: via Old French from Latin amethystus, from Greek amethustos ‘not drunken’ (the stone was believed to prevent intoxication).

Amethyst is the birth stone for February. The Amethyst birthstone meaning is of spiritual growth and protection. If you were born in February, the amethyst powers for healing will vibrate more strongly for you. This is especially true as you hold an amethyst in your hand or wear a piece of amethyst jewellery against your skin.

The Amethyst meaning is spiritual growth and protection. They are also known for bringing clarity of the mind to the owner.  By wearing Amethyst, you can become more in tune with your own feelings and get to know your inner self on a much deeper level.  It can bring you calmness, inner peace and is thought to heighten your natural intuition.

Amethysts are known for their ability to reduce addictive traits.  Goblets made of amethyst or in the colour purple were used to hinder inebriation. Today, amethysts are used in alternative healing practices for reducing addiction.

Amethyst is also for protection. The Amethyst energy stones repel negative energy and attract positive energy.  It is a gemstone of spiritual protection that will help guide the wearer on their divine spiritual path.

Amethyst healing properties can relieve pain and swelling throughout the body by calming the nervous system. Amethyst is well known for having a positive affect against insomnia and nightmares. By placing an amethyst crystal under your bed, you can dispel nightmares and encourage lucid dreaming. Many people use Amethyst in meditation to allow relief of stress and anxiety



18kt with Amethyst gem stones
14ga curved barbell for a navel piercing