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Amethyst

  1. Amethyst is Purple variety of Quartz Mineral Species.
  2. This Semi Precious stone is liked for its unique Color, high Transparency & affordability.
  3. Amethyst Crystals are also used for Healing
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Amethyst Stone Facts, Properties & Benefits

Amethyst Stone Facts

Amethyst stone is Purple variety of mineral Quartz. Amethyst is liked for its unique Color not seen in any other Gemstone, High Transparency & Affordability. Reddish Purple tone is considered the best among all color tones in Amethyst. Amethyst is the Birthstone for the Month of February as per western astrology. As Per Indian Vedic Astrology, Amethyst is also considered a mild substitute of Blue Sapphire. In Hindi, Amethyst is called - ‘Katella’. At one time in History, Amethyst was very rare and hence it was as expensive as Ruby and Sapphires. After the Discovery of Amethyst mines in Brazil, there was abundant supply of fine quality Amethyst which resulted in its price coming down. 

Amethyst Properties


  1. MINERAL: Quartz
  2. CHEMISTRY: SiO2
  3. COLOUR: Purple
  4. REFRACTIVE INDEX (RI): 1.544 to 1.553
  5. OPTICAL CHARACTER: Anisotropic
  6. BIREFRINGENCE: 0.009
  7. SPECIFIC GRAVITY (SG): 2.66
  8. MOHS SCALE HARDNESS: 7
  9. TRANSPARENCY: Highly Transparent to Translucent
  10. LUSTRE: Vitreous

Amethyst Quality

Currently, The Best Quality Amethyst is mined from Brazil. The Top Quality Amethyst has Rich Color and High Transparency. You would not see any inclusions with naked eye in such Top Quality Amethyst.

Benefits of Wearing Amethyst Stone

Amethyst is widely used in Jewellery for its Color & High Transparency. Amethyst is used for its Astrological and Healing benefits. Amethyst is known for its Healing properties. It promotes creative thinking. It is effective in curing Insomnia, relieving stress, migraines and Headaches. Amethyst is beneficial in Career Growth, Promotions and Court Disputes.

How to Buy Natural Amethyst?

Always insist on Gemstones certified by reputed Gemological Laboratory. Shubh Gems deals in Certified Natural Amethyst Gemstones & Jewellery. Shubh Gems procures Amethyst stones direct from the mines. We also make Customized Amethyst Rings & Pendants for Men and Women.
For more details, call us at +91-8010555111 (India) or email us at shubhgemsindia@gmail.com. You can also visit us at our exclusive store in New Delhi, India to check out the wide collection of stones.

Where to Buy Amethyst Gemstone?

Shubh Gems offers a wide range of Certified Natural Amethyst Stones and Amethyst stone jewellery. Visit Shubh Gems exclusive outlet at Lajpat Nagar, Delhi or Buy Amethyst stone online at www.shubhgems.in. Shipping Free all over India. Call for details at +91-8010-555-111

Know Amethyst Stone

Amethyst (Katella in Hindi) is the transparent, Purple variety of Quartz (SI02). Amethyst is Birthstone for February. Amethyst is loved & appreciated for its unique color & high transparency. Reddish Purple is considered the best color of Amethyst. Amethyst is considered a very good healing stone by Crystal Healers & Gem Therapists. It prevents Intoxication, quickens intelligence & helps get rid of evil thoughts. Amethyst has hardness of 7 on Moh’s scale of hardness. Amethyst is anisotropic (doubly refractive). Refractive Index (RI) Range is 1.544 – 1.553 & Specific Gravity (SG) is 2.65. Mostly, Amethyst has very less eye visible inclusions. Best quality Amethyst comes from Africa & South America. Amethyst is widely used in Jewelry due to its unique Color, high transparency & affordability. Shubh Gems deals in high quality, Transparent Amethyst stones. Buy Amethyst stone online at best price. Order your customized Amethyst Stone Ring online at Shubh Gems.Buy Amethyst stone in India at Shubh Gems, New Delhi or order Amethyst stone online from anywhere. Shubh Gems, India delivers Certified Natural Amethyst stone without any delivery charges.