Precious Purple Stone Locket
a purple color that is very popular in jewelry. The purple color is often caused by iron or other trace elements within the quartz.
The ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all used amethyst in jewelry and in ornamental objects. At that time, amethyst was a rare gemstone and valued highly. Then in the 1800s and 1900s, large deposits of amethyst were discovered in Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa, India, Russia and other countries. These discoveries lowered the cost of amethyst and made it a much more accessible gemstone for consumers
Amethyst is a purple variety of crystalline quartz. It is the world's most popular purple gemstone and has been used for thousands of years. This amethyst is tumbled from crystals that grew with zones of white quartz alternating with purple amethyst.