- A purple variety of quartz that is used as a gemstone.
- A purple color.
The word 'amethyst' comes from the greek word 'amethystos' which means 'not drunken' or 'sober.'.
- The beautiful amethyst on her finger caught the light.
- The walls were painted a rich amethyst color.
- She collected amethysts from all over the world.
- The amethyst was cut into a perfect oval shape.
- The amethyst pendant sparkled in the sun.