Perhaps one of the most well-known gemstones and for a good reason. Amethyst is a very versatile and deeply spiritual stone. Helps for numerous complaints such as headaches and insomnia but also supports your spiritual development.


Amethyst is one of the best known gemstones. Amethyst is a quartz and comes in various shades of purple. This is caused by the presence of iron and aluminum. Amethyst stimulates the growth of your intuition and spirituality. Do you often suffer from stress? Then Amethyst is the gemstone for you. This beautiful gemstone reduces stress and helps you unwind and relax.


What are the meanings and effects of Amethyst?

Amethyst is a gemstone with protective and purifying effects. Amethyst has positive effects on several levels.
  • Physical: Amethyst has a purifying effect on the body. The gemstone can help reduce headaches, intestinal and digestive complaints, healing for burns, purification of the lungs and skin.
  • Emotional: Amethyst has a positive effect on an overactive mind. The stone brings balance between body and mind and can help break negative or addictive patterns. 
  • Spiritual: Amethyst is a meditation stone that helps you enter a higher state of consciousness. The stone stimulates your Crown Chakra and allows you to discover who you are.


Amethyst care

To recharge Amethyst, it is important to watch out for sunlight. Sunlight can fade an Amethyst gemstone. Therefore, a night in the full moon is better. Surrounding by Rock Crystal or Selenite can also recharge the gemstone well with new energy. A good and safe way to discharge or recharge Amethyst is to place the gem under a Meru pyramid.

Buying Amethyst?

With us you will find Amethyst in different shapes and forms. From Amethyst stones and Amethyst pendants to an Amethyst massage roller or Amethyst candles. At Kristalmeester, you can easily order your gemstones online. Kristalmeester is a proud member of the Fair Trade Minerals & Gems (FTMG). FTMG is committed to the environment, nature and the people who work in and around the gemstone mines. Thus, at Kristalmeester you pay a fair price for gemstones and nature suffers as little damage as possible. If you have any questions about Amethyst or other gemstones, please feel free to contact us.

Properties of Amethyst


(Dark) purple, light lilac to dark blue-violet. This color is created by iron and aluminum.


Etheric Chakras (8th-14th), Crown Chakra, Third Eye Chakra

Zodiac Signs

Pisces and Aquarius


Hardness: 7

Density: 2.6

Composition: SiO2(Ti4+, Fe3+)

Structure: Trigonal


Uruguay, Madagascar, Brazil, United States, Canada, Siberia, UK, Sri Lanka, India and Mexico.