round amethyst

fantasy cut amethyst

triangular amethyst

Round amethyst with
red and blue flashes

Fantasy cut amethyst
cut by Lew Wackler
Triangular amethyst
with truncated ends

Amethyst is the purple version of quartz.
Its potential color ranges from a light lavender to a very intense royal purple. The finer stones have a very saturated color while still having a bright appearance.

Examples of rings in which amethyst has been set: