Amethyst is a power stone with a rich history. Ancient Egyptians used amethyst to guard against guilty and fearful feelings. It has been used as protection from self-deception, as well as a protection against witchcraft.
The amethyst is known as the Bishop's Stone and is still worn by Catholic Bishops. The amethyst symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom. It is thought the amethyst is the perfect stone to symbolize The Age of Aquarius.
Amethyst has long been used to open the spiritual and psychic centers, and as an aid in meditation.