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The spa and fitness center features state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and treatments such as frangipani salt scrubs, sweet orchid body nectar wraps, and amethyst crystal sound baths.
More wearable, perhaps, is a pendant in 14-karat yellow gold, topped with a round cabochon amethyst and ending in 19 pave-set full-cut round diamonds.
Liza Kindred, the event’s host, closes the lid and sets an amethyst crystal on top.
And cobalt and copper mines in the country’s Katanga region are rich in minerals like tourmaline, amethyst, citrine, blue and smoky quartz—all coveted by healing crystal sellers.
Inexpensive gemstones with a tint include morganites, aquamarines, amethysts, tourmaline, and citrine stones.
Morefield Gem Mine Amelia, Virginia Diggers at this mine under one hour from Richmond have found topaz, amethyst, and dozens of other varieties of gems and crystals.
Colors to keep in mind for winter: jewel tones, emerald, ruby, amethyst and, of course, black.
In contrast, Beast's castle is a riot of jewel colors — peridot, amethyst, topaz, Daigle said.
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Gems were once believed to have magical qualities. An amethyst, for example, was supposed to have the power to prevent or cure drunkenness in its wearer. For this reason the Greeks gave it the name amethystos, which comes from the prefix a-, meaning “not,” and methyein “to be drunk.”
Origin and Etymology of amethyst
AMETHYST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amethyst for English Language Learners
: a clear purple or bluish-purple stone that is used as a gem
: a medium purple color
AMETHYST Defined for Kids
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