Do You Know?
Because amethyst turns yellow with heating, a lot of citrine on the market are actually heated amethyst.
Amethyst is a durable gemstone and hard enough for jewelry use. Colour may fade in prolonged direct sunlight.
Transparent - Translucent
Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay, Zambia, China, Sri Lanka and more
Sometimes heat treated
From the Ancient Greek amethystos, meaning “not drunk.” It was believed you could drink all night and remain sober if you had an amethyst in your mouth.