Green Amethyst

Green Amethyst

The stunning and unusual colour of green amethysts makes them a highly prized gemstone for collectors and jewellery enthusiasts. It is a type of amethyst that has a green colour and is a rare and highly prized gemstone.
What is a Green Amethyst?

Green amethyst, also known as prasiolite, is a type of gemstone that is naturally coloured green. It is made up of the mineral quartz and is prized for its unique green colour. Green amethyst is often used in jewellery as a way to add a pop of colour to a piece. It is also believed to have healing properties and is sometimes worn as a way to promote balance and growth.

Green amethyst is rated on the "Four Cs" scale to determine its value. The "Four Cs" are cut, clarity, colour, and carat weight. Green amethyst is typically graded on a scale from poor to excellent based on the intensity of its colour, the presence of inclusions or blemishes, and the quality of its cut. Green amethyst with a more intense, uniform colour and fewer inclusions or blemishes is generally more valuable.

Green amethyst can be found in a variety of cuts and shapes, including round, oval, cushion, pear, and emerald. It is often used as an accent stone in jewellery, such as in halo engagement rings or as side stones in earrings or pendants. Green amethyst can also be used as the main stone in a piece of jewellery, particularly when paired with diamonds or other coloured gemstones.

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Green Amethyst :
Symbol of Balance and Healing

Green Amethyst, also known as Prasiolite, is a variety of Amethyst that is known for its green colour. This gemstone is a symbol of growth, prosperity, and abundance. Green Amethyst is associated with healing and renewal. It is believed to bring about balance and harmony, not only to the physical body but also to the emotional and spiritual aspects of the person.

As a powerful healing stone, it is said to help in the treatment of physical and emotional imbalances, it promotes general well-being and a sense of calm. It also helps in clearing negative energy, promoting good luck and success. Green Amethyst is said to be a powerful stone for personal growth, making it a powerful tool for personal development and self-discovery.

Green Amethyst: Symbol of Balance and Healing


How are green amethysts graded and valued?

Green amethysts are graded and valued based on its colour, clarity, cut and carat weight. The colour of the gemstone is the most important factor in determining its value, with the most sought-after colour being a deep, rich green. The clarity of the stone, which refers to the presence of inclusions or blemishes, also plays a role in determining its value. A clear stone with minimal inclusions will be more valuable than a stone with visible inclusions. The cut of the stone, which refers to the symmetry and proportions of the gemstone, also affects its value. A well-cut stone will have better light performance and brilliance. Finally, carat weight, which refers to the size of the stone, also plays a role in determining its value, with larger stones generally being more valuable.

Can green amethysts be worn with other gemstones or diamonds in the same piece of jewellery?

Yes, green amethysts can be worn with other gemstones or diamonds in the same piece of jewellery. Many people choose to pair green amethysts with other colourful gemstones, such as sapphires or rubies, to create a vibrant and eye-catching look. You can also mix and match different types of amethysts, such as green amethysts, purple amethysts, and white amethysts, to create a unique and personalized piece of jewellery.

How do I clean and care for a green amethyst to keep it looking its best?

To clean and care for a green amethyst, you should handle it gently and avoid exposing it to harsh conditions or chemicals. Clean it using a mild soap and warm water, make sure to rinse it thoroughly, and dry it with a soft cloth. Avoid using ultrasonic cleaners or steamers, as these can damage the gemstone. Store it in a safe place, away from other gemstones or jewellery that may scratch or chip it. Avoid exposing it to extreme temperatures, direct sunlight, or high humidity. By following these steps, you can help keep your green amethyst looking its best and ensure that it stays in good condition for years to come.

What is the best way to protect a green amethyst gemstone?

To protect a green amethyst gemstone, you should handle it gently and avoid exposing it to harsh conditions or chemicals. Keep your green amethyst in a soft pouch or a separate compartment in your jewellery box to prevent it from being scratched or chipped by other jewellery. Avoid rough handling or excessive force when wearing or storing your green amethyst. Use a soft, lint-free cloth to gently clean your green amethyst, taking care to avoid getting the gemstone wet. Avoid wearing your green amethyst when working with harsh chemicals or cleaning products, as these can damage the gemstone.

How do I choose the right green amethyst for an engagement ring or other piece of jewellery?

When choosing a green amethyst for an engagement ring or other piece of jewellery, consider the colour, clarity and cut of the gemstone. The colour should be appealing and complement the other stones in the piece. The green amethyst should be free from inclusions or blemishes to ensure its durability and appearance. The cut should be symmetric and well-proportioned to maximize the gemstone's brilliance. Additionally, consider the size of the green amethyst and how it will look in the setting of your chosen piece of jewellery.

How does green amethyst compare to other green gemstones, such as emeralds and peridots?

Green amethyst, also known as prasiolite, is a type of quartz that is naturally green in colour. It is typically lighter in colour and less expensive than emeralds, which are a type of beryl. Green amethysts are also generally less expensive than peridots, which are a type of olivine. However, green amethysts can still be a beautiful and affordable alternative to these other green gemstones. They have a unique, vibrant green colour and are relatively durable, making them a good choice for everyday wear.

Green Amethyst

Green Amethyst Properties

Green amethyst, also known as prasiolite, is a variety of quartz that is typically pale green in colour. It is a relatively hard stone, ranking 7 on the Mohs scale, and is known for its unique colour and brilliance. Unlike natural prasiolite, which is quite rare, most green amethyst on the market is heat-treated amethyst.

Green Amethyst Cut and Shape

At GLAMIRA we offer a wide range of Green Amethyst jewellery in a variety of styles, from classic to contemporary, so you can find the perfect piece to suit your taste and style. With our commitment to quality, craftsmanship and customer satisfaction, you can be sure that GLAMIRA will provide you with a piece of jewellery that you'll treasure for a lifetime. The most common cuts for Green Amethyst are oval, cushion, pear, round and emerald. The cut and shape of the green amethyst can greatly affect the appearance of the stone and the way it reflects light.

Symbolism and use in jewellery

Green amethyst is said to symbolise balance, harmony and growth. It is also believed to have healing properties, bringing peace and tranquillity to the wearer. Green Amethyst is a popular choice for those looking for a unique and striking piece of jewellery. At GLAMIRA we specialise in creating unique and luxurious Green Amethyst jewellery including rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets and even necklaces that are sure to add a touch of luxury and elegance to any outfit.

Customisation options

At GLAMIRA we understand the importance of customisation when it comes to creating the perfect piece of jewellery. That's why we offer our customers a wide range of options to fully customise their green amethyst jewellery.

From choosing the metal for the piece to selecting the shape, cut and carat weight of the green amethyst, you have complete control over the design of your jewellery. You also have the option of choosing the setting style for your green amethyst, whether it's prong, bezel or pave. You can also add additional stones to complement your green amethyst, such as diamonds or other coloured gemstones. Our team of expert jewellers at GLAMIRA will work with you every step of the way to ensure that you get exactly the piece of jewellery you envision. With our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, you can trust GLAMIRA to create a unique piece that you will treasure for a lifetime. Browse our collection of Green Amethyst Jewellery today and start designing your own unique piece at GLAMIRA.