Amethyst is a stone of spirituality and contentment. It has the ability to absorb negative energy while emitting positive energy.
Amethyst considered a stone of wisdom as it increases ones psychic awareness. Amethyst is worn to enhance intuition, inspire creativity and encourage peace and stability.
The Greeks believed amethyst gems could prevent intoxication, while medieval European soldiers wore amethyst amulets as protection in battle- the reason for this being that amethysts are believed to heal people and keep them cool-headed.