Pear Shape Amethyst Ring
Pear shape Amethys cabochon set in Sterling Silver. size 6.25
Amethyst is the birthstone for February and the gem for the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries.
Ancient Greeks would drink their wine from goblets decorated with amethyst gemstones in order to not get too drunk. One of its nicknames is the 'sobriety stone'. It was believed to prevent intoxication—amethystos means “not drunk” in ancient Greek. Throughout history amethyst has been used to guard against drunkenness and is thought to be helpful in overcoming addiction. It has been used for hearing disorders, insomnia, headaches and other pain. Some sources suggest it is used to stabilize mental disorders. Worn to make the wearer gentle and amiable. Amethyst powers include: dreams, healing, peace, love, spiritual upliftment, courage, psychism, protection against thieves, and happiness. Amethyst is a wonderful talisman for use in the creative arts, especially in darker shades. It is often used as the Artist’s Stone, the Composer’s Stone, the Inventor’s, Poet’s and Painter’s Stones. Leonardo Da Vinci wrote that amethyst quickens intelligence and rids one of evil thoughts and he should know all about that!
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