These wonderful rough stones are cut from natural Amethyst which is a purple variety of quartz. This glimmering mineral is said to be a powerful aid to creative thinking, spiritual awareness and healing and is also said to combat insomnia. Crystals or healing gemstones have been used throughout history for their healing qualities and beauty. Many people believe that each stone emits a certain energy which can have a beneficial effect on your wellbeing. Does it work? Wear one, carry one with you, have them in your house or take one to bed to find out. The average stone is 7cm long and 3cm wide but this does vary slightly as each is a unique natural shape and shade. These fantastic rough pieces of Amethyst make a fantastic gift idea in our mini drawstring pouches. Read our interesting history and uses of Amethyst blog by clicking here. © Please do not copy text. Avena product description – Amethyst Rough Cut Piece.