SKU: C236

Bolivian Amethyst

35.54 carats

$1,428.00

1 in stock

SKU: C236 Category: Tag:

Cut in an original design called Ornament 2019 for our Christmas tree prior to offering it for sale. Big, beautiful, flawless stone.

Carats

35.54

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Purple

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

34.9 x 16.8 x 12.0

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Freeform

Treatments

None

1

Amethyst was as expensive as ruby and emerald until the 19th Century, when Brazil’s large deposits were discovered.

 

2

It was believed to prevent intoxication—amethystos means “not drunk” in ancient Greek.

3

Single amethyst crystals can be huge: the GIA Museum displayed a doubly terminated crystal that weighed 164 pounds.

4

Amethyst is the official gemstone of the province of Ontario, Canada.

5

Amethyst rings are traditionally worn by Bishops; some believe that amethyst brings good luck to petitioners.