Amethyst laughing buddha measuring approximately 3 x 3cm.
The birthstone for those born in February, Amethyst comes in a variety of colours and patterns. The word Amethyst comes from the Greek word Ametusthis which means not intoxicated and it is said that the Ancient Greeks wore Amethyst to prevent drunkenness.
Amethyst is known as a natural tranquilliser with a calm and peaceful energy. Amethyst can help with relaxing the mind to promote restful sleep and is often used to aid those with insomnia.
Amethyst is said to be a protective stone as it dispels fear and anger and comforts grief. Amethyst is a useful crystal for meditation and those on a spiritual development journey as it stimulates the third eye and crown chakras.