Typically a gradient of light to very deep purple, Amethyst shines in direct sunlight. Yours may contain clear areas, or dark specks. In larger forms and clusters, this stone is a rich, sparkling purple.
Amethyst is a calming stone that promotes balance and peace. A "good-for-everything" stone, allow this deeply spiritual gem to heighten your intuition, guard against overindulgence's, and inspire guided decision-making. Also a supporter of the mental body, Amethyst is believed to ease anxieties and negative thoughts. Allow this gem to assist in mental and emotional healing.
Placing the purple Amethyst in a window that receives sunlight can quicken the healing process, soothe the mind, and strengthen intuition. Amethyst is said to bring those who are overly-stressed back to their center. It is a great stone for those new to meditation that need extra guidance and a heightened spiritual sense.