Amethyst (Katella or Jamunia stone)

Brief Description- The Amethyst stone is also known as Katella  or Jamunia stone, it is a type of quartz and semi precious gemstone, which is found in violent colour. It represents planet Saturn.

Description in Detail- It is Silicon dioxide and found in a violet colour.  It is birth stone of May month. It is considered for healing properties, balancing Chakra and to get the positive power of the planet Saturn. Deep violet  color in Amethyst stone exists due to the presence of Iron. It should be worn in middle finger of working hand in silver ring on Saturday. But one should wear it after consulting it from Astrologer.

Formation of Amethyst- When volcanic explosion takes place then liquid magma comes out, after getting cool it transformed into igneous rocks. Thus Amethyst is formed.

Scientific name- It is a variety of quartz known as Silicon dioxide.

Chemical composition Silicon dioxide SiO2

Luster- Vitreous

Cleavage- None

Hardness- 7 (Moh scale)

Specific gravity– 2.63 – 2.65

Refractive index- 1.544 – 1.553

Flouorescence- Weak to bluish

Color- Violet, Deep Purple, Yellowish red violet

Best origin- Sri Lanka, Brazil, India, Zambia, Canada, Russia, Argentina, Urguay, Mexico etc.

Shape- An Amethyst’s cut determines its value as well as it’s overall beauty and appeal. The shapes of Amethyst are Square cut, Long and Rectangular cut, Round Cut, Princess Cut, Oval Shape, Heart Shape, Cushion Shape etc.

Planet- It represents for the planet Saturn.

Zodiac sign- The Amethyst gemstone is considered to be beneficial for Sun sign Aquarius and some other sun shines too. Before wearing Amethyst, you should consult first and then wear. For Free consultation you can also call us on 09810800550.

Value of Amethyst- Cost of natural Amethyst varies depending on their color, clarity, size, and overall quality. It may vary from ₹500/- per carat to ₹ 2,000/- per Carat as per its quality.

  • Amethyst is a very popular gemstone for healing power..
  • It is used for balancing Chakra in horoscope.
  • It is very beneficial for eyesight.
  • It removes anxiety and fear.
  • It removes negativity.
  • It brings good fortune and wealth in life.
  • It reduces mental stress.
  • It also brings happiness and peace in life.
  • It increases strength of the body.
  • It can benefit the wearer by giving protection and balance in life.
  • In medical astrology, it can restore vitality and help in issues related to Brain etc.

What is Amethyst?

The Amethyst stone is also known as Kathela  or Jamunia stone, it is a mineral and semi precious gemstone, which is found in violent colour. It represents planet Saturn

 What is Amethyst made of?

It is made of Silicon dioxide SiO2.

Where does Amethyst come from?

 Amethyst is found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, India, Zambia, Canada, Russia, Argentina, Urguay, Mexico etc.

Why Amethyst should be worn?

Vedic astrology recommends Amethyst to be worn for good health, peace, growth, jobs, protection in life and for balancing Chakra in horoscope.

What is the minimum weight required?

The ideal weight of the Emerald stone should be between 3-5 carats.

How much does an Amethyst cost?

On an Average, 5+ carat Emerald (Panna) is being sold regularly in Rs. 10-15000/- full pc. But It starts from 500/- per carat and medium range starts from 2000/-.

How to wear Amethyst?


Minimum3- 5 carat


Deep violet shade


Silver is only recommended


Middle finger of right hand

Day & Time

Saturday, after Sunshine

 Mantra and chanting times

Om sham shanicharay Namah’, ॐ  शं शनिश्चराय नमः | (108 Times)

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Which is the Similar gem-stone of Amethyst?

Amethyst is the Best substitutes for Blue sapphire.

How can I buy original Amethyst gemstone?

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What is the Mode of Payment?

Both online and off-line modes of payments are also acceptable. For more info visit us- or call us on 09810800550

Gem mines also provide free horoscope consultancy and free consultancy for gemstones.

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