Amethyst, Side Drilled, 50 or 100 gram Lot Assorted Shapes & Sizes
Amethyst, Side Drilled, Assorted Shapes & Sizes
This image is of a similar assortment of 100 grams of Amethyst.
50 gram lots will be 50% less pieces.
Millimeter sizes mentioned are a suggested range, not a guarantee.
Quartz is a hard, crystalline mineral composed of silicon and oxygen atoms. Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in Earth's continental crust, behind feldspar.
Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz which is is transparent to translucent. It owes its violet color to natural irradiation, impurities of iron and in some cases other metals or trace elements. Amethyst occurs in primary hues from a light pinkish violet color to a deep purple color.
The name comes from the Greek amethystos from "not" and methyo for "intoxicate", a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness.
With side drilling, the hole is not visible on the front of the stone and the pendant can easily be hung on any beading wire.
In most cases, Side Drilled is a little thicker than other pendants.
This is a natural stone that has had no treatment other than cutting, drilling, and polishing.