Ametrine is a combination of Amethyst and Citrine, which are both a variety of quartz. Ametrine is popular among artistic cutters and carvers who play with the colors, creating landscapes in the stone. Ametrine is a very durable gemstone suited for a variety of jewelry uses.
Sometimes amethyst and citrine colors are found in the same crystal of quartz.Bicolor yellow and purple quartz gemstones are called Ametrine. Ametrine can also be cut to blend the two colors so that the resulting stone is a mix of yellow, purple, and peach tones throughout the stone.
Ametrine is used in meditation and attunement, it helps one to reach higher states of consciousness more quickly. Helps in bringing spiritual values and abilities into daily use, supports spirituality as a way of life. Balances inward with outward energy flows.
Ametrine is considered a double boost to remove toxins from the body. Ametrine is a durable gemstone that is suited for a variety of jewelry uses. Ametrine is said to aid in meditation, relieve tension, disperse negativity and help to eliminate prejudice.
The world's only source of this bicolored natural quartz is the Anahi Mine located in the jungles of Bolivia. It is rumoured that the mines where first discovered by native Indians in the seventeenth century.
Ametrine was introduced to Europe through the Conquistador's gifts to the Spanish queen.
Anahi Mine in Bolivia.
Sign of Ametrine: Libra