Whether you are a collector, a designer or a jeweler, you will find at France Perle a great diversity of exceptional stones including important amethysts and mader citrines of a very beautiful color and purity.
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Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz. Its intense purple is rare and sought after because most amethysts are very pale. These amethysts of exceptional quality often come from Brazil or Uruguay.
Amethyst got its name from its use against drunkenness and excess. In the past it was sometimes used as a chalice to protect against possible poisoning attempts at banquets, it is the stone of the popes symbolically it represents spirituality and abstinence from vices
Citrine is a yellow variety of quartz whose shades can be pale yellow, lemon, but also orange and bright orange "Madeira". Madeira citrine, so called because its color is reminiscent of the wine of the famous island, is highly prized. The first deposits are found in Brazil and Madagascar.
These magnificent golden quartz crystals also tranquilize the goddess Sekhmet with the head of a lionessthe fearsome daughter of Ra, the Sun God. An aggressive and angry goddess, she has the power to trigger diseases, and citrines bring her peace and the gift of healing Sekhmet the wicked is then transformed into Bastet with a cat's head, the gentle protector of happy homes.
Ametrine is a variety of quartz that is bicolored: citrine yellow and amethyst purple. Its two colors can be more or less intense. By turning the stone, the change of color is obvious. The most beautiful ametrines come 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 well against depression emotionally and mentally it is mentally soothing, 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.