Rectangle Amethyst Earrings
Sterling silver earrings featuring rectangular amethysts (18x15.5mm) and embellished with 5mm white cultured pearls.
Amethyst is a well known mineral and gemstone. It is the purple variety of the mineral Quartz, and its most valuable and prized variety. Its name derives from the Greek "amethystos", which means "not drunken", as Amethyst in antiquity was thought to ward off drunkenness. [Source: www.minerals.net]