About this piece: Created with raw amethyst, these crystal huggie hoops are the perfect earrings to add a luxurious vibe to any outfit while also carrying healing crystal energy! These tiny hoops are covered in shiny cubic zirconia gems that really highlight the purple color of the raw amethyst. These earrings are also lightweight and hypoallergenic.
Formed by Mother Earth: Amethyst is the world's most popular purple gem. It is the purple color variety of quartz and is the birthstone for those born in February.
Small amounts of amethyst are found at many locations throughout the world in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. Amethyst forms its purple hues when trace amounts of iron are incorporated into a growing quartz crystal. After crystallization, gamma rays, emitted by radioactive materials within the host rock, irradiate the iron to produce the purple color.
Amethyst is a common stone and is known to form in many different locations all over the world including Other productive amethyst deposits are located in Brazil, Canada, France, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Russia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United States, and Uruguay.
Spiritual Association: Amethyst is commonly used to promote inner peace, stress relief, and enhance spiritual awareness and intuition. It's known as a protective stone that calms the mind and body that helps deter insomnia and nightmares.
Materials: Handcrafted using genuine raw amethyst and nickel free brass huggies studded with cubic zirconia gems.