Amethyst & Oak Trinket / Crystal Storage box
This solid oak box has been hand embellished with a double terminated (pointed) Amethyst. Double terminated crystals are said to amplify and increase the energy emitted from them. This box has been lined with black felt and on the base felt feet have been added to ensure any surfaces are protected from scratches.
The box external measurements are 9cm x 9cm x 6cm high.
Amethyst is a quartz and was used as a gemstone by the ancient Egyptians. Medieval European soldiers wore amethyst amulets in the belief it offered protection in battle and the belief that Amethyst provided healing properties .
Until the 18th century Amethyst was included among the most valuable gemstones (diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald) however extensive deposits have since been found which has reduced its value and is now classed as a semi precious stone.
Amethyst crystals are still believed to help alleviate stress, helping to sooth the mind and emotions. It is used in meditation to help inspire an enhanced meditative state. Its high frequency purifies the aura of negative energy or attachments and creates a positive shield of light around the body.
Amethyst is a great talisman for artists and writers amplifying the creative elements, it is also classed as the most effective crystal for healing people, plants and animals.
Amethyst is the traditional birthstone for February.