Amethyst is a quartz crystal that appears in a variety of shades of purple from a beautiful dark purple to light pink purple. It used to be considered a gemstone along with emeralds, diamonds, and sapphires, and its price was in the range of other gemstones as well. However, as large debris was found in the following years, the price dropped significantly.
Highly preferable purple gemstones are considered the color of royalty and many royal families include amethyst in their collections, including the British royal family. Beneath the crown jewelry is several beautiful amethyst stones. On his staff, there is a large specimen on the ball, which is used for coronation ceremonies, as well as a very special amethyst.
Liquids containing silica enter some of these cavities and when the liquid evaporates, the remaining silica forms quartz crystals. Some of the materials contained in the quartz crystals can also come from the rock itself.
To form purple crystals, amethyst, iron must also be present together with other materials. Natural amethyst is found all over the world where lava has formed rock on the earth's surface.
Recent technological developments have made it possible to manufacture amethysts of a quality similar to natural amethysts in the laboratory. These synthetic stones are, of course, cheaper than natural ones, but they are gaining popularity.
Amethyst has been around for thousands of years, and many supernatural properties have been attributed to gemstones over the centuries. Amethyst also protects against evil magic other than maybe it increases love and happiness.