Whether you are a gem collector, a jeweller or just looking for an rare gem, you'll find at FrancePerles a large diversity of exceptional gemstones of which impressive amethyst and madeira citrine with an amazing color and purity.
Amethyst is the violet variety of quartz. Its intense violet is rare and sought after because most amethysts are very pale. These amethysts of exceptional quality are often from Brazil or Uruguay.
Amethyst keeps its name from its use against drunkenness and excess. Formerly it was sometimes used as a chalice to guard against possible poisoning attempts during banquets, it is the stones of the popes symbolically it represents spirituality and abstinence from vices.
Citrine a yellow variety of quartz whose shades can be pale yellow, lemon, but also orange and bright orange "Madeira". The citrine Madeira, so called because its color reminded the wine of the famous island, is very popular. The first deposits are in Brazil and Madagascar.
These magnificent golden quartz also tranquilize the goddess Sekhmet with lioness head, dreadful daughter of Ra, the Sun god. Aggressive and angry goddess, she has the power to trigger diseases, and citrines bring her the peace and the gift of healing. Sekhmet the wicked then turns into Bastet with cat's head, the gentle protectress of happy homes.
Ametrine is a variety of quartz that is two-colored: yellow citrine and purple amethyst. His two colors can be more or less intense. By turning the stone, the color change is obvious. The most beautiful ametrine comes from Bolivia, which currently produces the vast majority of these stones. But there are also other deposits in India and Brazil.
Ametrine is a stone that fights depression well emotionally and mentally it is soothing mentally, it can be used during emotional shocks. It also promotes imagination and reflection which is favorable to creative professions. Ametrine purifies the aura of bad energies.