amethyst

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a transparent purple variety of quartz

of a moderate purple color

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like those, Dorothea," said Celia, rather falteringly, beginning to think with wonder that her sister showed some weakness, and also that emeralds would suit her own complexion even better than purple amethysts.
His eyes deepened into amethyst, and across them came a mist of tears.
He held out his snuffbox of old gold, with a great amethyst in the centre of the lid.
With anxiety I watched his eye rove over the gay stores: he fixed on a rich silk of the most brilliant amethyst dye, and a superb pink satin.
This rose gold pair of earrings from de GRISOGONO's Melody of Colours collection really sings, with two amber cabochons supporting designs set with 84 amethyst cabochons, 44 amethysts and 190 brown diamonds.
The polished amethysts are hand-set on double-knotted jeweler's thread, and the stunning 18" necklace (with 2" extender) secures with a gold-finished lobster clasp.
The Talita collection combines pink gold and purple pearls along with gemstones including blue sapphires, London blue topaz, and amethysts.
Her family decorated her grave in Sunnyside Cemetery, Alloa, with PS100 of amethysts - Mary's birth stone.
Mauricio Monteiro, a Brazilian designer, has a stand-alone store in Iguatemi, which presented a variety of colorful Brazilian gems set in jewels, such as a necklace containing a selection of large citrines, amethysts, emeralds and other stones for around 64,000 reais.
Word History: People once believed that amethysts could cure drunkenness.
Amethysts are still widely used in jewellery today.
People will spend a half hour, an hour, and sometimes longer out there playing in the water, getting dirty and finding their own amethysts," says Steve's son Tim Lukinuk, who manages the gift store.
The new colour range has been inspired by the image of opals, rubies and amethysts and are designed to beautify the eyes, lips and decollete with amazing colour.
Few outsiders have ever visited this dangerous area, known as much for opium production as for amethysts, but fine specimens and high-quality gem rough continue to emerge periodically from many small but similar deposits worked by the local people.
The new range offers a stunning ensemble of necklaces, earrings and rings combining white, rose, and black gold settings with a magical blend of precious stones such as white diamonds and black diamonds with rubies, orange sapphires, pink sapphires, amethysts, fire opal cabochon and citrine cabochon.