Amethyst has been known as a symbol of sincerity, security, and peace of mind.
Purple has long been the color of royalty and nobility. It is a deep, passionate color that evokes emotions. It has been said that people who desire purple colors are individuals who like to make a personal statement, and express their unique taste. Fine amethysts are featured in the British Crown Jewels and were also a favorite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian royalty.