Amethyst Natural Gemstone wholesale Ring- 925 Sterling Silver Purple Amethyst Ring – Amethyst Ring, 925 Sterling Silver, Purple, ornaments & accents , Gemstone rings, children day gift, wave, top selling items, Ring ornaments & accents , Amethyst Natural Gemstone , Ring gift for boxing day **** The deposits with the greatest economic significance are in vario us states in southern Brazil and in neighbouring Uruguay. The third major export country is Madagascar. However, this gemstone is spread all over the world. Good specimens were found in Aztec graves, though the deposits from which they were extracted are no longer known today. On the Canadian side of Lake Superior in North America, there is a place named Amethyst Harbor. The violet quartz is found there in ample quantities, though rarely in gemstone quality. The fame of Idar-Oberstein, the German gemstone centre, is based on domestic amethyst finds. In earlier times, raw material was delivered there from the Zillertal Alps. When these nearby deposits ceased to yield, the old cutters’ tradition was able to be preserved thanks to supplies organised by German emigrés in South America. R ussian amethysts, which were mainly mined in winter in the Urals, were once famo us for their particularly beautiful colour, which shone magnificently even in artificial light. In Tibet there were amethyst rosaries, for there the gemstone was dedicated to Buddha and was said to promote clarity of mind. In Sri Lanka, stones which have rolled down on their own are found in debris.