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SALE 1.25CT Pear Cut Lavender Amethyst Stud Earrings
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Flaunt yourself with these amethyst stud earrings. The natural gemstones have a combined weight of 1.25 carats and are set in .925 sterling silver with rhodium plating. The purple hue of these earrings adds a pop of color to any look! The understated design and vibrant stones make these earrings perfect for every occasion.
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.925 Sterling Silver
Gemstone Wt:1.25 ctw
Total Stone Wt:1.25 ctw
Back Finding:La Pousette Posts And Clutches
Total Qty Of Stones:2
Primary Stone Color:Purple
Stone Cts:1.25 ctw
Stone Creation Method:Natural
Amethyst is an exceptionally well-known mineral and gemstone. It is the purple variety of the mineral Quartz has been a prized gem for centuries. It is the birthstone for Pisces and the month of February, and the gemstone for the 6th & 17th wedding anniversaries. This stunning semi-precious stone is formed in geodes called "hollow rocks". When used as a gemstone, Amethyst is often heat-treated to deepen the color, or to transform it into Citrine. The typical color of an amethyst boasts the color of royalty, a rich violet-purple. Some varieties may also change to a light green color, which is given the trade name "Prasiolite", or "Green Amethyst", as it is more commonly known in the gem trade.
Amethyst has been a highly esteemed gemstone for centuries and was once equivalent to rubies and sapphires. The discovery of huge deposits of amethyst stones in South America and other countries increased its availability and simultaneously reduced its rarity and price. In spite of this, it still remains one of the most popular choices among the many semi-precious gemstones available today.
This gem gets its name from the Greek term "amethystos", which refers to "not being inebriated". It was believed that an amethyst possessed the powers to negate the effects of alcohol consumption and also promote sobriety. Throughout history, this gemstone has been cherished for its captivating beauty. Even today, it is considered to be a symbol of contentment and spirituality. An amethyst is attributed with the power to calm the mind and prevent conflicting emotions. Amethyst is an attractive gemstone with a rating of 7 on the Mohs scale, which makes it relatively hard. The natural abundance and infinite variety of quartz have made it the most widely used of all gem minerals.