Blog — Green Amethyst
Green Amethyst (AKA Prasiolite)
Green amethyst is one of the most popular gems I work with. The soft green color is flattering on just about everyone. Other gems like purple amethyst or blue topaz give the wearer a bold pop of color, but green amethyst reads more like a neutral. You can really wear it with everything. But did you know that green amethyst is actually a misnomer? The accurate name of green amethyst is prasiolite (pronounced "PRAYS-ee-oh-light”). Prasiolite is a yellow-green variety of quartz. Most prasiolite is produced by heating natural amethyst, which changes the color of the amethyst from purple to green. ...