Amethyst is one of the most popular crystals. Amethyst has been a hit in the mineral world for years. The gem is mined in the United States, India, Siberia, East Africa, Uruguay, Sri Lanka, Russia, Mexico, Canada, and Britain. Deep violet to lavender in color, Amethyst ranges in form from necklaces to polished points, to clusters, to geodes, and more.
Amethyst is associated with the crown chakra. The crystal guards against physical and mental attacks, protecting the spirit at all costs. It opens and activates the crown chakra, creating a new door of possibilities. It strengthens the power of the brain, increasing common sense and positive decision making. A special use for Amethyst is assisting with overcoming addiction and alcoholism.