Felipa pulled the hair up and used combs with amethyst jewels on them, giving the impression of long hair.
Finally Alondra guided an Amethyst necklace around Carmen's neck.
"Oh!" she exclaimed, her amethyst eyes unusually large.
Amethyst is the birthstone for February.
That amethyst gaze openly displayed every emotion.
He knelt in front of her, gazing into amethyst eyes that openly adored him.
He's always talking about her amethyst eyes.
He says blond hair and amethyst eyes are a killer combination.
Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, &c., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
Acicular crystals, resembling rutile in appearance, ` sometimes penetrate crystals of pale-coloured amethyst, for instance, at Wolf's Island in Lake Onega in Russia: this form of the mineral has long been known as onegite, and the crystals enclosing it are cut for ornamental purposes under the name of "Cupid's darts" (fleches d'amour).
AMETHYST, a violet or purple variety of quartz used as an ornamental stone.
It was held that wine drunk out of a cup of amethyst would not intoxicate.
The colour of amethyst is usually attributed to the presence of manganese, but as it is capable of being much altered and even discharged by heat it has been referred by some authorities to an organic source.
On exposure to heat, amethyst generally becomes yellow, and much of the cairngorm or yellow quartz of jewellery is said to be merely "burnt amethyst."
In consequence of this composite formation, amethyst is apt to break with a rippled fracture, or to show "thumb markings," and the intersection of two sets of curved ripples may produce on the fractured surface a pattern something like that of "engine turning."
Brewster, apply the name of amethyst to all quartz which exhibits this structure, regardless of its colour.
The amethyst was used as a gem-stone by the ancient Egyptians, and was largely employed in antiquity for intaglios.
Beads of amethyst are found in Anglo-Saxon graves in England.