Astrological Sign: Aquarius, PiscesMeaning: Peace, Stability, Protection, HealingHealing properties of Amethyst: Amethyst is a gemstone often worn by healers, as it has the power to focus energy. A healer will usually wear several necklaces with amethysts set in silver.Amethyst is used for problems in the blood and in breathing problems. Amethyst crystal clusters are used to keep the air and life force in the home clean and positive.Amethysts are very beneficial in healing negativity in the home. Using an Amethyst as a meditation focus will increase positive spiritual feelings and help overcome fears and cravings. It also helps relieve headaches.Sources of Amethyst: Brazil, Uruguay (in Artigas), Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Namibia, Zambia, Madagascar, Russia (Siberia) and the United States (Arizona, North Carolina, and Georgia).Interesting Facts: The word Amethyst comes from the Greek meaning "without drunkenness" and Amethyst is believed to protect one from poison.This stone comes in shades of purple, lilac or mauve traditionally worn to guard against drunkenness and to instill a sober mind.This beautiful item is brand new and comes with complimentary gift packaging appropriately selected to match the item you purchased. The packaging ranges from dainty foam insert packaging to luxurious leather insert cherry wood boxes. Every order is fully insured regardless of value. This insurance protects you against damage or the loss of your item while in transit. The Shipping and Handling fees include the insurance so there is no need to pay separately for insurance.