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Maggie: An amethyst necklace my grandma gave me for graduation.
Kate Middleton wore a lavender dress for her third and final day in Germany, pairing it with amethyst and diamond drop earrings, nude pumps, and what is quite possibly the most perfect blowout in the history of blowouts.
Remnants of La Perla remain, especially the pretty amethyst bar, which is no longer a bar but a home to a display of baked goods.
Hanna Howard, Digital Lifestyle Editor What: From brunette lob to dreamy amethyst bob.
Evangeline wore a gown of white lace and net with a necklace of amethyst and pearls that belonged to her grandmother.
The result was a magical syrup with an amethyst hue, sweetly and subtly smelling of lilacs.
Elderly men crouch in the room of plated gold to sweat out toxins from decades of decisions as teen girls lie in the amethyst rooms, manifesting their futures.
Native to Brazil, this low-growing herbaceous perennial forms a rounded clump of dark amethyst purple leaves in summer.
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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.”
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