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    Amethyst 8mm Round Beads

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    Amethyst 8mm Round Beads (H1022)

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    Amethyst Gemstone Round Beads 8mm (~48pce Strand) - 38cm/ 15.5" Strand. Batch # H1022

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    Amethyst Gemstone Round Beads 8mm (~48pce Strand) - 38cm/ 15.5" Strand. Batch # H1022

    Also known as “Bishop’s Stone”. Name comes from Greek “a methustos” - not to intoxicate and Ancient Greeks made drinking vessels from Amethyst in the belief it would prevent drunkenness. Ancient Egyptians wore Amethyst as a protective stone and beads of Amethyst have been found in Anglo Saxon graves in England.

    Believed to be a meditative and calming stone, working in the emotional, spiritual and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience and peace.

    Additional Information

    Stone Type Natural
    Common gemstone enhancement and likelihood Heat Treated (Occasionally)
    Origin Brazil, Uruguay, Africa and Siberia
    Shape Round
    Size 8mm
    Hole Size Approximate (mm) 1.0
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 7