Shangaan Amethyst (A108)
Shangaan amethyst is a smoky amethyst mined by the Shangaan people in Zimbabwe. These crystals are typically very dark in color and with red speckles throughout, which are hematite inclusions. Shangaan amethyst frequently form individual scepters. Occasionally, these crystals include small bubbles of water known as enhydros.
Amethyst is believed to improve one’s mood. Those living with depression might find amethyst to be beneficial. Amethyst relieves stress and encourages inner-strength. In addition, it might aid one with abstaining from alcohol or other substances. The crown chakra is opened and activated by amethyst, which allows easier access to the divine. Amethyst enhances spiritual awareness and spiritual wisdom. It is also beneficial for work with the third eye chakra due to its ability to connect the physical plane with the higher realm. Amethyst is most beneficial for those with Aquarius, Capricorn, Pisces, and Virgo as their astrological sun sign. Hold amethyst and affirm: “Infinite possibilities are available to me.”