Superb craftsmanship and lovely design
Elegant copper wire artisan jewellery
This is a one-of-a-kind, beautiful wine purple amethyst gemstone adorned with an adularescent moonstone accented at the bail and wrapped in pure copper wire which has been oxidized and polished.
The dazzling adularescence of the moonstone is added to embellish the bail and to highlight the attractive and unique contrast of the two rich vivid colours of the deep purple amethyst and the changeable white to pale bluish luster of the moonstone at the bail.
This gorgeous amethyst crystal is semi-transparent with a glass-like luster.
Amethyst is the birthstone for both Aquarius (January 20 – February 18) and Pisces (February 18 – March 20). These zodiac signs' personality traits and spiritual virtues vary from being charming and bold, to being artistic and sensitive.
Amethyst is also given on the 6th wedding anniversary.
In ancient times, amethyst gemstones were once extremely rare and highly desirable by the elite and thus highly valued. It was prized more valuable than rubies and emeralds. In fact, amethyst was considered one of the five cardinal gemstones which were diamond, emerald, ruby, sapphire and amethyst. This all changed at the beginning of the 19th century when large amethyst deposits were found in Brazil and continue to produce an abundance of gemstone quality amethyst even till this day.
Amethyst was believed to give clear thinking and a balanced temperament which helps the wearer succeed both in business and in battle. In the middle ages, medieval soldiers used amethyst as a protective amulet.
Amethyst encourages chastity of both mind and body, sobriety of mind and body, self-control and control over one’s thoughts especially the negative types. It encourages calmness, bravery and contemplation of the good in life.
Amethyst was used to cure insomnia and as an amulet against nightmares.