This Amethyst bracelet is created using Semi-precious Amethyst Chips and cultured Potato Pearls. It is strung on gold plated wire Finished off with a gold plated lobster clasp. Finally the colour in the amethyst chips used in this bracelet varies greatly, from very light mauve to dark purple.
Myth and legend
Amethyst was used as a gemstone by the ancient Egyptians. It was largely employed in antiquity for intaglio engraved gems. Also the Greeks believed amethyst gemstones could prevent intoxication. Furthermore the medieval European soldiers wore amethyst amulets as protection in battle. In the belief that amethysts healed people and kept them cool-headed in the heat of battle. Also beads of amethyst have been found in Anglo-Saxon graves in England and parts of Europe.