Amethyst is the form of quartz crystal with eye-catching purple hue. This glorious gemstone has been favorite gem of royalty all over the world. The color of amethyst ranges from deep purple to pale lilac. If you want to see darker purple gem on your hand, look through the collection of ruby rings. Amethyst is common as it is found on every continent and people choose amethyst jewelry for its availability, durability and coloration. Its name means "not drunken" from ancient Greek as it was carved into wine goblets and considered the antidote against becoming drunk in ancient times. Royal jewelry has been accented with amethyst as purple is the color of royalty. This beautiful gem is believed to possess mystical powers including the ability to magnify right-brain activity and psychic powers, to protect from wild animals and to enhance the business prowess of the wearer. Blood disorders, diseases of immune system, diabetes and headaches have been treated with amethyst. The gem is plentiful and, for example, South American amethysts are larger and lighter than amethysts from Africa. Here you can enjoy a wide choice of white gold amethyst rings, polished gold rings accented with amethyst and rings with combination of amethyst and other gems at the most affordable prices. Amethyst rings are durable and hard to split and chip that along with their beauty and soft sparkle make them so popular and loved by women all over the world.