Pronounced AM-eth-ist, these stunning gems were picked for best color, clarity and cut. It is a deep purple with few to minimal quartz inclusions. This most sought-after colored-gem is well-faceted and well-polished, adding glistening royal appeal. Sizes, shapes and colors may vary with handcrafted items. Color ranges from medium to dark.
Beads>Grade C>AmethystBeadsGrade CAmethystPurples / LavendersOval14mmNaturalhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h207837gsH207837GSBead, amethyst (natural), medium to dark, 11x10mm-14x12mm hand-cut oval, C grade, Mohs hardness 7. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image4.fmgstatic.com/images/p7837gsb(4).jpg16.9216.92As Low As $8.68 per strand