A deep and beautiful purple, amethyst is a natural stress reliever and is the stone of protection, confidence and balance. Because it's protective, this is a stone you'll want to pack when traveling. In addition, it's perfect for keeping bedside as it's also used for curing insomnia and nightmares.
Amethyst is also the birth stone for February, and a Pisces sign stone.
Cleanse with: water, earth, or under the full moon. Keep this stone out of direct sunlight to avoid fading.