Amethyst in a copper sterling- silver coated wire. The strand has faceted and polished amethyst stones, glass crystals, glass beads, amethyst stones, and intricate pewter. Enjoy this regal piece that will add comfort and class to any room.Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. The name comes from the Greek word amethystos and methyo which "intoxicate", a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness. The ancient Greeks wore amethyst and carved drinking vessels from it in the belief that it would prevent intoxication. Common Healing Properties of Amethyst: Protects you against negative energies, Blocks electromagnetic stresses, enhances motivation, relieves energetic causes of insomnia, Enhance memory.The color purple associates with royalty, power, and wealth. It also represents the spirituality and holiness. Kings and Queens wore the color as a representation of their decendence from God.Amethyst, wire, pewter, glass. This piece is best indoors and out of direct sunlight. The UV rays will fade the amethest stones.