**Amethyst Sphere "A Quality" XS2**
Amethyst is a mixture of light to dark shades of purple-violet. Different hues of purple may present throughout the stone while the color may change slightly in response to different lighting. The clarity of this stone is very high and present within each stone, carefully sorted by hand. The images shown are a representation of what we have, you may not receive the exact stone shown in any of the images but will be satisfied and happy with the amethyst sphere you receive.
In Greek mythology, Amethyst was a young virgin who became the object of wrath by the Greek God **Dionysus** after he became intoxicated with red wine, Amethyst cried out to a Goddess for help, she immediately turned the girl into a white, shimmering stone known as amethyst.
Ancient Egyptians used the stone as the representative of the zodiac sign of the goat. While this stone has religious connections as well. According to the Bible, Amethyst signifies the heart of the lowly that die with Christ. It represents those who pray for their enemies and their persecutors. During the Middle Ages, Amethyst stood for piety and celibacy and was therefore worn by members of the Catholic Church clergy and was used to adorn crosses.
The shape of a Sphere is believed to emit energy in all directions and is known as an ancient symbol that represents unity, completeness, and infinity.
* may contain small polishing imperfections like flat spots throughout that arrive from the natural process of hand carving and polishing each stone.
* Due to the size the spheres may carry small imperfections in the polishing.