The Gemstone Amethyst

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The Gemstone Amethyst

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Amethyst helps to minimize the effects of Saturn. This gemstone is quite effective and has medicinal benefits.

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Features of Amethyst

Amethyst is been used for curing various ailments and for spiritual empowerment. Amethyst has typical colors that range from light pinkish violet to a deep grape purple. Amethyst is said to be a stone that radiates energy. It helps one to attain the religious aspect of your life. Wearing an Amethyst pendant or an Amethyst ring can bring the desired changes in your life.

Amethyst is a prevailing and defensive stone. It protect against psychic attack. It relieves tension and stress, balances your frame of mind, and dispels anger, fear and nervousness. It also reduces sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. Amethyst gives confidence, unselfishness and religious wisdom. Amethyst assists in remembering and understanding dreams. The stone helps to keep away negative energy and enhance your positive energy.

Amethyst is the only gemstone that affects the human body in the most effective ways. Upon heating the blue color of the stone fades or reduces. Once cooled it loses it shiny color and turns pale blue.

Who should wear Amethyst?

Amethyst is the prime gem of Shani (Saturn). Amethyst pendant or Amethyst ring can be worn by anyone whose Horoscope has a weak placement of Shani (Saturn) God, or if Shani shows malignant effects in your horoscope. However, since Capricorn and Aquarius are both ruled by Shani (Saturn), you can wear this gemstone without any recommendations. 

Why to wear the stone?

Saturn is one of the most powerful planets in one’s horoscope. It is believed to be the decision maker and gives results according to ones karmas in his / her life. Saturn also represents hard work, professionalism and success. Saturn symbolizes a person's organizational abilities and their patience during hardships, both physically and emotionally. Saturn rules our ambition, enthusiasm, profession, power and controls our own sense of duty, responsibility and discipline. To minimize the negative effects of Saturn, Amethyst is recommended.

When to wear?

We recommend you to buy this stone on a Saturday. This stone has to be worn 1 or 2 hours before sunset after reciting the Shani mantra. One needs to follow all the religious rituals before you wear the gemstone. The most common being attaining shudhi of the stone, praying and fasting on the day you wear the stone.

Most people believe that Amethyst needs to be worn in a 5 metal (elements) or iron metal, which is not true. It is best to wear the stone in silver because Neelam possess immense heat, whereas silver being cold its helps to neutralize its heat. If the stone suits you, you can opt to wear it in gold.

 Procedure to wear Amethyst ring / Amethyst pendant

Wash the stone with ganga jal or milk and then with pure water. Amethyst ring or Amethyst pendant can be worn in either a 5 or 7 carat metal. It is also recommended to put the ring in water overnight, before wearing this gemstone.

 The Mantra for Shani or Saturn is:

  “Om Shan Shanischaraya Namah”

 If you are not aware of the procedure to wear this ring, you may attain help from astrologers who can guide you with the complete procedure. Wearing gemstones as per your sun sign or as per your horoscope can help you keep most troubles away. It brings prosperity, good luck and helps you lead a better life.

 The Gemstone Amethyst is a symbol of prosperity and helps attain spiritual peace. It has medicinal benefits and is derived from a Greek word meaning, “not drunk”, as it helps to get rid of alcohol addiction.

 Product Details

 Pundit Junction offers both, Amethyst pendant and Amethyst rings. The rings are adjustable; however, we would recommend you to buy pendants. They are made from 92.5% Sterling Silver, and are made in the range of 4.5 to 6 Carats. Customers willing to get gold coating for the pendants or rings might also receive it as per their requirement. The pendant comes without a chain.

Let’s run through some exciting facts and information about amethyst gemstone which we might not be aware about.

Amethyst is a gemstone possessed with exquisite beauty. This goes irrespective of whether crystals are unpolished or made to be tumblestones, maybe even crafted into magnificent jewels.

The beauty simply overruns the commonality.

Amethyst is found in a host of locations across the world. It may be transparent, and might occur as clusters or single long terminations.

The violet color in Amethyst is owing to the presence of manganese, while iron in varying amount varies the violet coloration.

The origins of the word Amethyst arise from the Greek word ametusthos, which means not intoxicated, and the relation between the gemstone Amethyst and being not intoxicated has been a subject to many folklore.

All through the history, it has been believed that the Amethyst gemstone symbolizes not being drunk, and is a protection against overindulgence.

Yet another very significant quality of the Amethyst gemstone is that it is known to safeguard an individual against evil thoughts. It simply works towards making one more intelligent and makes men shrewd and smart in business matters.

It was believed that when a soldier adorned an amethyst gemstone, it protected them from their enemies and ensured victory.

Amethyst was simply recognized to be the best talisman against witchcraft and black magic. And the wearer steered clear of disease as well.

Then, at a very spiritual level, the Amethyst gemstone enabled one to create a connection with the divine.

However in the present times, Amethyst is the stone of spirituality, and it signifies contentment as well.

But the best quality of an Amethyst stone is its ability to still the mind, as the wearer enters into an advanced meditative state.

With the high frequency vibrations the amethyst stone emits, all negative energy disappears as a protective shield of light is formed around the body. And resulting from the same, the individual stays cleared and centered, and this makes it easier for one to be spiritually inclined.

Amethyst is even known to heal the chakras, and in particular works well for the third eye, crown and Etheric Chakras. So it not just boosts one’s cognitive perception, but brings about enhanced intuitive and psychic abilities.

One builds a higher degree of understanding and compassion.

And the gemstone brings about more creativity into one’s everyday being. So one could then put thoughts into action and assimilate new ideas as well. The gemstone brings projects to completion, and is a potent talisman of success and focus.


In particular, the Amethyst gemstone is known to be particularly lucrative in any scenario wherein new results need to be created from tools which are used from older times. Correspondingly, Amethyst is also recognized as the Artist’s Stone, and the Composer’s, Inventor’s, Poet’s and Painter’s Stones.

This simply boosts creative energies of Universal Life Force.

Some of the professions wherein adorning the Amethst gemstone could be particularly lucrative are all arenas associated with diplomacy, negotiation and business people.

While it induces intellectual reasoning, the wearer finds spiritual insights as well. And the gemstone is also recognized to safeguard one against the tendency to overspend or make unwise investments.


If one is looking to find healing in everyday life, Amethyst is the alternative to go for. The stone is even believed to offer protection from psychic attacks. All ill wishing energy is returned back to the universe as it transforms itself into an energy which is positive and loving.

In particular, using the amethyst is known to relieve symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder. Hyperactivity related problems could be overcome by using the amethyst gemstone.

Alternately, amethyst even acts as a potent cure for insomnia and induces pleasant dreams in the wearers mind. One just needs to place an Amethyst under one’s pillow when one goes to sleep.

For kids, the gemstone could be particularly useful as it allows one to get over insomnia and fear of the dark. One is also empowered to overcome homesickness.


As one adorns the Amethyst gemstone, it works on the physical level to promote an enhanced healing. With production of hormones, the sympathetic nervous system is boosted and one’s endocrine glands perform to the optimum.

It is recognized by those knowledgeable about gemstones that the amethyst gemstone works towards supporting and boosting a much better oxygenation of the blood. Correspondingly, with the use of Amethyst gemstone, one can find better treatment for the all disorders related with digestive track, heart and skin.

Alternately, Amethyst stays as the best possible gemstone for a much enhanced immunity. And it even supports healing of wounds, as one is empowered to get over bruises and swellings, while the healing from pain is accentuated to a great extent.

Some people even recommend the Amethyst stone as a cure for arthritis.

Even while one suffers from headaches, the amethyst gemstone can work towards offering healing and comfort. This basically works by soothing a mind which is disturbed, as owing to stress, and maybe even nervous tension.

In fact, whenever an individual is required to put up with a mind which is overactive, the amethyst gemstone proves to be very helpful. And this is owing to the calming and soothing influence an Amethyst would have on the brain.

So as an individual adorns an Amethyst, he is empowered to get over the side effects of a stressful life, insomnia being among these. At a deeper level, Amethyst even works towards allowing one to get over psychic disturbances.


For facilitating emotional healing, the Amethyst stone works like nothing else. If one has been overwhelmed for any reason, Amethyst would work very effectively towards bringing the individual back to centre.

The primary mechanism mainly involves resolving all mental anxieties that a person may have, and which may be acting as the cause of physical tension and headaches.

So when one suffers from short temperedness, he must adorn an amethyst gemstone.

The amethyst gemstone really makes one more knowledgeable as one is reach the core of his negative responses and behavioral patterns, and these could even be the underlying causes of disorders.

As one’s understanding is enhanced, one comes to realize that one’s decision making improves to a great extent.

Amethyst imparts its own peaceful energy which sustains, and one is empowered to get over the effects of drugs or alcohol on one’s mind.

It is even believed that the Amethyst gemstone is an ideal alternative to go for when one is recovering from grief or loss of life.

By adorning the Amethyst Gemstone, one comes to recognize that death is merely a transition which involves change of form. With the Amethyst gemstone, one’s sorrow finds an outlet. Those possessed with psychic powers even believe that the Amethyst gemstone possesses within itself the power to understand and recognize the eternal existence of the soul.

This makes amethyst one of the best stones for facilitating better meditation and meditative experiences.


On adorning an Amethyst stone, the individual by default develops more humility, and devotion to the divine always follows. The mind finds peace as one’s thoughts calm down.

In particular for anyone involved with work which is psychic or intuitive in nature, the amethyst gemstone is simply the alternative to go for. This really acts as a barrier against an environment which is unhealthy.

Let’s now figure out some astrological facts about the Amethyst gemstone:

  1. For someone born in the month of February, Amethyst is the natural birthstone. With Amethyst, one finds creativity, perception, self knowledge and insight.
  2. Amethyst is also the birthstone for those born under the zodiac sign of Pisces.

Choose to use the Amethyst gemstone as a fine Talisman for quality meditation and protection against negativity or evil.

Amethyst is a seeker transformer crystal.

As a Seeker Crystal, the amethyst aligns natural energy of the crystal to the powers of the human mind. As a result, the mind initiates a journey towards the discovery of newer horizons and enhanced capabilities.

So the Amethyst gemstone acts as a compass, so as to point and direct. The crystal works very nicely for the scientist, the wanderer and the explorer, and also the student and the researcher.

And as a transformer crystal, Amethyst simply brings about a change in our situations, be it one’s outlook in life, or even relationships. So it is the stone to go for when you are looking to grow or develop new capabilities.