Purple- The color of SPIRIT
a member of the crystal quartz or silica
group, which are the most common
minerals on our planet.
Violet Is the color of
Spirituality. Amethyst ranges in
color from light lavender to dark
- Amethyst means NOT DRUNK.
For some of us - Amethyst is
the Stone of Spirituality AND Sobriety
It is also
the Stone of Transformation. I
can't think of a better stone to
symbolize the First Step, Sobriety and
the 12 Step Program. Transformed means
that we are not as we once were.
Wear it as a
reminder that you are in a 12 Step
program which is a Program of Spiritual
Recovery, and that you are Spiritual
beings having a human experience.
Amethyst is a stone of the mind.
It helps to bring calmness and clarity
where there is anxiety and confusion.
Wear Amethyst if you want to get in
touch with your intuition, your
feelings, or your values. Amethyst
helps one learn of all things spiritual,
mystic and psychic. Especially aids
sobriety; alcohol, food, sex, and other
Eases compulsive/obsessive behavior
(desire for food, tobacco, drugs,
alcohol, etc.) Famous ancient
detoxifier (especially helps with
Stress: It is very good for
overworked, overstressed, or
overwhelmed metal states because of
it extreme calming mental effects.
It is considered an extremely
spiritual stone. In the Old
Testament, it is written that Aaron,
the Jewish High Priest, wore the
amethyst in the center of his
breastplate, and it was said to
induce visions and revelations. Many
people sleep with an Amethyst
crystal under their pillow for this
reason. The Catholic bishop still
wears an Amethyst ring on the second
finger of his right hand.
Addictions: Amethyst comes from a Greek word,
amethusos, meaning not drunk. There
is a ancient myth about Bacchus
turning a young maiden to stone, and
in remorse, he poured wine on the
statue, staining it purple and
creating amethyst. Goblets of
Amethyst were said to prevent the
drinker from being overwhelmed by
the drink’s spirit.
Today those trying to overcome
addictions, especially alcohol
addiction, use the healing powers of
Amethyst as an aid.
Protection: Amethyst is a crystal of protection,
because it repels more than it
Spirituality: Amethyst fosters healing and
selflessness, and is associated with
increased nobility, spiritual
awareness, meditation, balance,
psychic abilities, inner peace, and
positive transformation. Some
say it should be called the Stone of
Transformation. Known also as
Amethyst calms the mind and helps us to connect with our spiritual nature, while Rose
Quartz soothes the heart, brings love into our life, and heals past
emotional wounds. Black Onyx protects us from negative influences, and the negative opinions of others. Clear
Quartz crystal, (an energizer and
amplifier ) will enhance the effects of
all crystals. Together they
balance Heart, Mind, and Soul.