Amethyst Stud Earrings - Purple / Gold
Stud earring with tumbled and polished Amethyst stones set in generous gold settings.
Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. The name comes from the Koine Greek ἀμέθυστος where ἀ- means "not" and μεθύσκω means "intoxicate". It was a reference to the belief that the Amethyst stone protects the wearer from drunkenness.