The wonders of Amethyst
It is a variety of quartz, which is one of the most abundant minerals on Earth. Amethyst crystals are formed in cavities or fissures within igneous rocks or hydrothermal veins.
Amethyst is a versatile gemstone that can be used in a wide range of jewellery designs, from simple and understated to bold and dramatic.
How it is formed
Amethyst crystals can form in a variety of geological environments, including volcanic rocks, hydrothermal veins, and sedimentary rocks. The specific conditions of temperature, pressure, and mineral composition in these environments can influence the size, shape, and quality of the amethyst crystals that form.