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Purple Velvet

by Julia Aufenast February 09, 2016 1 min read

Joopy Gems 8mm cabochon african amethyst round Joopy Gems African amethyst 8mm round cabochons

Sometimes I can’t believe all the stones I have. And sometimes I can’t believe what I don’t have. Like today, listing for the first time plain African amethyst 8mm cabochons. Well, I say plain, but these lovely, velvety-dark purple stones need nothing fancy to set off their beauty and in fact will work equally well in a sleek, clean setting or a something more complex. Some inclusions on these stones, as is common with this material; a bit of colour zoning, wispy veils and some crystals, but the colour is dark enough that it’s not obvious. $11.50 per stone; to check them out, click here. To shop all African amethyst, click here.

Inspiring pieces, from left to right, Laura Wilson Gallery one of a kind amethyst sterling silver brooch or pendant, my lovely customer L. Sue Szabo’s hollow form sterling silver and amethyst ring, and Stowe Gems amethyst cabochon 14k stack ring.

Laura Wilson Gallery amethyst and sterling silver broochlsueszabo silver and amethyst ringStowe Gems Amethyst Cabochon 14K Stack Ring

 

 

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