photo of my amethyst, i wear it on a silver chain or sometimes a thin cord.
February is here!!! month of lovers, my birthday, this year's Carnival here in T&T and, the amethyst. Lets ponder again today the amethyst.
The most popular myth about amethyst comes from ancient Greece. Dionysus was pursuing a mortal woman named Amethystas. Amethystas, well aware that she was being pursued by a god known for his virility, prayed to the goddess Artemis, a virgin goddess. Artemis, taking pity on the girl who wished to keep her chastity, turned her into stone. Dionysus, seeing that the girl of his affections was now a block of quartz crystal wept tears of wine over her, which turned the stone purple. In Medieval tradition it cured everything from insomnia to headaches and in later times was thought to bring peace to those who suffered distresses of the mind. In almost every culture, from ancient Grecians to modern day New Age beliefs, it is thought that those who wear amethyst are more amiable and gentle than they would be otherwise...read more here
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good morning February
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All my friends in blogger sphere, know how much i love February, as i am February born, i always acclaim February here at Lunch Break so here goes - Welcome February!!!
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