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The Popularity and History of Amethyst

Amethyst’s extravagant violet color is what makes this gemstone so unique. The purple stone is actually from the most valuable variety of the Quartz mineral. Mild heat is often used to deepen the color’s lavender hue, but if too much heat is applied, it can actually transform into the yellow shaded gemstone, Citrine. From Quartz […]