Amethyst

Amethyst is the most appreciated gemstone from the Quartz family and it can be found in different colors such as purple, lilac, and red. Ancient Greek mythology and its reddish color associated Amethyst to Bacchus, the king of wine. It used to be appreciated by nobles and clerics, but across the years it became more popular. Despite its abundance, it has never lost value nor gone out of fashion. Many believe that Amethyst has supernatural powers, bringing luck, stability and protection from witchcraft and nostalgia. It was a common belief that the amethyst would increase intelligence and bring peace of mind. 
Due to its abundant production around the globe, it can be found in most any sizes and shapes. Brazil is one of the biggest amethyst producers mainly in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Minas Gerais, Bahia and Pará.

Amethyst