Amethyst in copper sterling silver coated wire. The strand has polished and faceted amethyst stones, tiger's eye beads, glass beads.The word ‘amethyst’ comes from the Greek word, ‘amethystos’, which means ‘sober’. The ancient Greeks believed that the amethyst protected them from becoming drunk. In fact, the practice of drinking wine from cups made from amethyst originated from that belief. The lighter colored amethyst come from Brazil. Amethyst is the birthstone for February. It is also commonly associated with silver vein deposits and basaltic lava flows.Amethyst, wire, tiger's eye, glass beads. This piece is best kept indoors and out of direct sunlight as the UV rays will fade the stones.