This natural Ametrine is a rare and fascinating semi-precious stone that combines two contrasting colours: yellow and purple. The elongated rectangular shape of this stone accentuates its beauty and brilliance. Its size of 12.50x8.20 mm and weight of 5.10 carats make it ideal for mounting in an elegant eye-catching piece of jewellery. The clarity of this stone is good with no inclusions visible to the naked eye. The fact that it is an untreated crystal guarantees the authenticity and purity of this stone which comes from Bolivia, one of the few sources of natural ametrine in the world.
Ametrine is a variety of quartz that contains colour elements from both amethyst and citrine. It is a semi-precious crystal that has a unique colour, combining shades of purple or violet and yellow or orange. Ametrine is formed when quartz is exposed to different temperatures in different areas of the crystal, causing amethyst and citrine zones to form. Ametrine is considered a stone of balance, harmony and creativity. Ametrine is said to stimulate intuition, mental clarity and inspiration. This stone is associated with the crown and solar plexus chakras, as well as the zodiac signs Pisces, Libra and Sagittarius.