With a vast array of purple hues, from shimmering shades of violet to deep, rich indigo, amethyst is a highly sought after gemstone around the world thanks to its alluring beauty. Amethyst jewellery is regarded as a collector’s piece with a deeper meaning as a symbol of calm and serenity: Da Vinci once claimed that amethyst would even quicken intelligence and rid the wearer of evil thoughts.
Once regarded as one of the most precious of all gemstones and reserved only for royalty, an amethyst necklace today shows off its regal magnificence around the necks of any jewellery lover. This precious stone sits beautifully as a centrepiece on a minimalist amethyst pendant necklace, making a simple but stunning piece of jewellery that will have all eyes on you.
Amethyst truly comes into its own against the warm hues of a gold chain, but its sparkle is unlike any other on a classic sterling silver chain. At the Yorkshire Jewellery Company, our wide collection of this always popular semi-precious gemstone comprises of amethyst necklaces in their most remarkable forms: in compelling shades of purple all the way across the spectrum, and set against your choice of precious metals. Whether you’re looking for an elegant and classic teardrop style or an impressive statement amethyst necklace where the stone sits in a more complicated design, you’ll find something for everyone in our selection. As a gift of appreciation for a loved one or a piece for your own collection, an amethyst necklace is an accessory to be treasured.