Beautiful natural , rich purple Amethyst pendant. Highly translucent, the gemstone has been given a stunning facet cut, which gives this pendant a fiery, sparkling appearance.
A luxurious cage setting in 925 sterling silver with a Diamond set bail, finishes the premium feel to this gemstone pendant. Accompanied by a complimentary 18"-20" sterling silver rope twist chain.
Pendant measures approximately 22x12x7mm, including bail and comes in a Two Skies presentation box, in letterbox friendly packaging.
Amethyst & Diamond Sterling Silver Pendant
The traditional birthstone for February is Amethyst, a variety of quartz that comes in a range of purple shades and can display some lovely stripes and banding. Amethyst was used as a gemstone by the ancient Egyptians and was largely employed in antiquity for intaglio engraved gems. A legend from ancient Greece tells us that a maiden called Amethyst was turned into a quartz crystal by the goddess Diana, to protect her from the attentions of Dionysus, god of drunkenness and frivolity! Once he saw what had happened, Dionysus was full of repentance and poured away his goblet of wine, forever staining the clear crystal purple. To this day, amethyst (from the word 'ametusthos' or 'not intoxicated') is used as a charm against drunkenness and to keep one calm and in control.