Egyptian Amethyst Pendulum

Egyptian Amethyst Pendulum

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Cut and polished Amethyst Egyptian pendulum with natural colors from light to dark shades of a rich purple to Violet tones also having different hues of purple throughout while the color may change slightly in response to different lighting. The Amethyst is generally eye-clean. This is a term that means the product is free of inclusions, Hanging on a silver plated metal chain and ring.

In Greek mythology, amethyst was rock crystal dyed purple by the tears of Dionysus, the god of wine and revelry. Ancient Egyptians used the stone as the representative of the zodiac sign of the goat.

Egyptian pendulums are based on the design of the Ancient Egyptian 'ouadj' amulet, which was often tucked into the bandages of Egyptian mummies. It was apparently used to protect and guide the dead in the next world.