· Amethyst is the most commonly seen yet the most antique gemstone. As a form of quartz, it is named after its color of purple or dark purple. Amethyst has been valued by the people ever since the ancient time. In Japan, purple has long been seen as the color of nobility. And people rated the Amethyst as “the stone of honesty”.
· Birthstone of February
· Lucky stone for Aquarius, Gemini, Leo, Scorpio and Sagittarius
· One of the Seven Treasures of Buddhism (See below)
· Symbol of honesty, kindness, wisdom and aura