"In early Greek mythology, Amethyst is associated with Bacchus, the god of wine, because of its
deep wine-like color."
"Throughout history, Royalty have admired the intense purple hue of Amethyst. Ancient lore also includes several claims to mystical powers, including that it would convey strength and wit to those who wore it."
"Amethyst from Brazil sometimes forms in hollow, crystal-lined geodes so large you can stand in them."