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The History and Legends of Amethyst, The Royal Stone of Kings

Amethyst

Worn by Kings and the Clergy throughout history, Amethyst was once more value than a diamond. Representing the privilege of royalty since the stone age. The earliest use of this gem dates back to ancient Greece. Where the violet-purple crystal received its name derived from the Greek word  “amethystos” or not drunken. One legend credits […]