Pisces, you are joyful and lovable, even in the worst of times. Your strong emotional sensitivity leads you to care for the well-being of others. Amethyst gives you the strength and courage to open your heart and mind to love. Amethyst furthers your creative gifts and helps you organize and express your feelings. Opal is a stone of good fortune, known to bring happiness and harmony in life. It can also restore cheerfulness to anyone suffering with depression or heartache.
Source: Healing Crystals and Gemstones. 2002 pp. 26
Amethyst was worn by ancient Greeks for protection from drunkenness, evil thoughts, homesickness and dark magic. Some people prefer wearing amethyst for meditation and even place stones under their pillows to prevent nightmares.
Colors- The colors violet and purple are associated with spirituality, transformation, determination, insight and peace. in many ancient cultures, this color was only to be worn by royals and the very wealthy partially due to the difficulty in finding dye for fabrics.
Zodiac: Pisces- Amethyst brings clarity to the unconscious and conscious mind of Pisces.
Chakra: Crown- increases confidence and concentration, especially during meditation.
Hematite is mineral iron oxide that is worn for protection, grounding and absorbing negative energy from the body. It helps relieve stress.