Price is per 16-inch strand. Each bead measures 14mm x 6mm - about 28 beads to the strand. Amethyst is an especially powerful stone. It reduces negativity and brings spirituality - hence the name "Pope Stone". A stone of divine love. Linking with the zodiac is is often used to help psychic knowledge.
Amethyst belongs to the quartz family and the purple color is due to traces of iron. Colored purple-to-lilac, and ranging from opaque to transparent. Named from the Greek word "amethustos", meaning without wine. Amethyst is an especially powerful stone, a symbol of sincerity, security, and peace of mind. It protects, reduces negativity and brings spirituality - hence the name "Pope Stone". The Christian crusaders attached it to their rosaries. A stone of divine love.
Although some say amethyst is less powerful than fluorite, which also carries the purple ray, linked with the zodiac it can help psychic knowledge. Healers of times gone by suggest this stone could help dream inspiration if placed under the pillow at night. Legend even says drinking from an amethyst chalice will prevent intoxication.