Tumbled Small Amethyst
Small, generally light-colored tumbled Amethyst. The yellow cube is a typical bouillon cube of about one-half inch on a side. Photographed for scale.
Purple Quartz has been called Amethyst for over 2,000 years. In fact, the name is a contraction of two ancient Greek words meaning "against drunkeness". And, it that culture was thought to protect one from the harmful effects of alcohol.