Amethyst stone wrapped in silver coated copper wire. The strand has hand picked amethyst stones, specialty glass beads, clear beads, and pewter spacers. A beautiful piece that will enhance the Chakra of 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.Amethyst stone and beads, wire, pewter, glass beads. This piece is best placed where it does not get direct sunlight. The uv light will fade the amethyst.