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Amethyst
February
Amethyst
Amethyst, the gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off
the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed
and quick-witted. Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with
many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. English regalia were even
decorated with amethysts during the Middle Ages to symbolize royalty. It has been
associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. Amethyst
is purple quartz, a beautiful blend of violet and red that can found in every corner of
the earth. Historically, the finest amethyst were found in Russia and were featured
in much royal European jewelry. Today, while Brazil is the primary source of this
gemstone, fine material can be found elsewhere, especially in Zambia.
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