Tumbled Amethyst comes in different sizes and shades. The differences are the size of the crystal and the color of the stone. Dark Amethyst is excellent for manifestation and for curing addictions. Light amethyst and Lilac Amethyst are excellent for spirit work. Amethyst with white lines through it is called Cape Amethyst and Chevron Amethyst, depending upon each piece’s fine points. In the photo, all are named Cape but some are also Chevron. There is also a Dog Tooth Amethyst named for its pointed shape.
Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration, it is also a natural tranquilizer. With its strong healing and cleansing powers, it is also a guardian against psychic attack, and able to transmute that energy into love. Amethyst is a great stone to help those with addictions and blockages of all kinds. Extremely beneficial to the mind, it calms or stimulates when appropriate, helping to feel less scattered, more focused and enhances the simulation of new ideas.
Amethyst helps with the decision making process, bringing in common sense, and spiritual insights. Balancing out highs and lows, it promotes emotional centering, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. It also alleviates sadness, and grief and supports coming to terms with loss. Amethyst promotes the love of the divine, encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom. Opening intuition and enhances psychic gifts, this is an excellent stone for mediation. One of the most spiritual stones, it provides insights into true nature and encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom.
Amethyst is the birthstone for the month of February.