Amethyst Featuring the Rough Stone Design
The stone design features a centrally located hole drilled through with a approximately 10mm larger hole and 4mm tunnel! Perfect for smooth airflow! Featured here is our Amethyst version featuring the rough!
Note: because these pipes are handmade using natural gemstones there are variations in color, location of inclusions and other variations.
For more information about Amethyst please see below:
Stone of Spiritual Metamorphosis
Long prized, Amethyst’s most common ancient application was to prevent drunkenness. The word amethyst comes from the Greek word amethystos, meaning “non-intoxicating.” Wise men in the Greek and Roman empires were known to drop Amethyst into their wine to neutralize the alcohol and bring a sense of calm.
Amethyst has a long history with religious practices. In the ancient Egyptian Book Dead you can find instructions given for placing Amethyst on the body of the deceased, it was also known as a gem of purity associated with Bishops. Many Buddhists use ancient beads as prayer beads, more prominently in Tibet. In China, pieces of Amethyst were often rented to those involved in legal lawsuits. The stone was said to attract a favorable outcome. Amethyst became worldly popular in the fifteenth centuries as an amulet often worn by soldiers. It was thought to protect against not only injury or death, but to also repel evil spirits.
Mohs Hardness of 7
Trigonal crystal structure.
Crystalline Quartz is the stone which we call Amethyst. Made from a single crystal of Quartz. Amethyst ranges in color from lilac to deep purple. At one time Amythest was even more valuable than diamonds.
Amethyst is mined in Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, as well throughout Africa . Amethyst, more often in smaller sizes is also found in Australia.
Stone of “Spirituality and Contentment” Amethyst is said to have a soothing and relaxing effect on all people in its vicinity. Its said to calms fears, lift spirits, raise hope, help to control negative thoughts, and as used to sooth anger and impatience. Amethyst is also said to be best used before bedtime to prevent nightmares and ward off insomnia.
Deities: Bacchus, Dionysus, Diana
Powers: Dreams, Psychism, Peace,Love, Courage, Happiness
Candle Color: Purple/Dark Blue
Zodiac Stone of: Pisces, Scorpio and Sagittarius
Associations: Jupiter & Neptune/Water
Birthstone: Traditional Birthstone for the Month of February.
Placed on the 7th, or Crown Chakra during meditation, amethyst is said to increase concentration and confidence in life.
NOTE: INTENDED FOR TOBACCO USE ONLY MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 18.