GEM - Amethyst "cob" - 9-10 cm (3.5-4")
From a family run mine in Northern Ontario, Canada, these gorgeous Amethyst gemstone "cobs" are a real treasure.
Amethyst is found in abundance in only a few countries including Canada. Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz that contains iron and other minerals. Amethyst has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty and legendary powers to stimulate, and soothe the mind and emotions, and is believed to support sobriety. The word Amethyst itself originates from the ancient Greek word Ametusthos, meaning not intoxicated.