Rich Purple Triple Strand Amethyst Bead Necklace From Brazil - 18"

A beautiful natural Purple Triple Strand Amethyst Bead Necklace from Brazil. The Necklace has three graduated dotted strand unites - one round 7mm diameter and two freeform-shaped amethyst beads 5-9mm.
Amethyst is the violet color gemstone associated with the quartz family and means "non-intoxicating", "not drunk". The color in amethyst comes from color centers in the quartz.
Those born in February are lucky to have the beautiful Amethyst as their birthstone ( Walter Schumann "Gemstones of the World").
On the subject of February, according to legend, St. Valentine - the patron of romantic love, wore an amethyst ring carved with Cupid's likeness.
Amethyst is untreated and not enhanced.
Location: Minas Gerais, Brazi1
Weight: 91 grams
Size: 46cm length plus 4 cm extension chain