Amethyst (Jamunia in Hindi) is a purple colored semi precious gemstone which has been highly esteemed since the ancient times.

Who Should Wear An Amethyst?

Amethyst is the birthstone for Pisces sunsign (18 Feb - 20 Mar). In Indian astrology, Jamunia stone strengthens Saturn (Shani) and is the rashi ratna for Aquarius (Kumbh) and Capricorn (Makar). Amethyst stone bestows the powers of Saturn on its wearer and brings him wealth, wisdom, stamina and health. Ascendants of Aries, Cancer, Leo and Scorpio can also wear an Amethyst gemstone.

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Which Amethyst Stone Should I Buy?

  • The ideal weight of your Amethyst (Jamunia) is at least 1/10th carats of your body weight. (60 kg body weight = 6 carat stone)
  • The stone should preferably have high clarity, mid to deep violet or purple color and no chemical or heat treatments.
  • For Astrological purpose, African Amethysts are considered the best.

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Amethyst Benefits

  • Amethyst or Jamunia gemstone represents the planet Saturn, which is symbolic of 'Justice' and 'Humility'. Wearing a Jamunia stone brings wealth, success and prosperity along with humility, spirituality and mental peace.
  • Amethyst gemstone benefits the most when worn by people who have a weak Saturn. It helps them in reducing the malefic effects of planet Saturn (Shani). Therefore, it is a good Blue Sapphire substitute gemstone for Shani's 'Dhaiyya' (lasts 2.5 years), 'Shani Saadhe Saati' (lasts 7.5 years) or 'Shani Mahadasha'.
  • People who have a strong Saturn in their horoscope can extract the maximum benefit of the auspicious positioning using Amethyst. It helps the wearer gain a mature disposition, great decision making skills and achieve professional success. It helps them in becoming hard working, dedicated and sincere towards their duty, moral responsibility and work.
  • To remove the malefic health effects of Saturn, one can use the Amethyst's astrological powers of healing. It is said to aid in medical conditions of the Knees, Backbone and Shoulders, and helps in keeping overall body health.
  • Amethyst benefits people whose profession is related to the color Black like coal merchants, oil merchants, Lawyers, Jurors etc. Also, it grants skill and dexterity to people who use tools in their profession - like Engineers, Mechanics, and Surgeons etc.


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Amethyst Gemstone Prices

  • Amethyst gemstone price per carat depends upon Weight (carats/ratti), Treatments and Quality (Clarity and Color).
  • Pure Amethyst price in India is between rupees 150 per carat to rupees 400 per carat and above.
  • Astrologically, Price of Amethyst stone which is of the best quality is Rs 400/ct+. The second best choice is the Amethyst stone with cost of Rs. 200 per carat. Lower quality Amethysts should be avoided because they have very little astrological benefit.
  • Amethyst stone prices in India can be converted into Jamunia stone price per Ratti by multiplying it by 0.9 (so, Rs 10,000/ct = Rs 9,000/ratti).

 Most gemstone dealers sell heated and treated Amethysts that are not astrologically very effective. So do ensure that you get your money's worth with a trusted lab certification mentioning tests for treatment.


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Amethyst Quality

  • The quality of Amethyst depends upon its Cut, Color and Clarity.
  • The stone should preferably have high clarity and mid to deep purple or violet color and no treatments.
  • For Astrological purpose, quality depends mainly on clarity and only little on color.
  • The cut or facets of Amethyst only have ornamental significance and not astrological.

Where Should I Buy Natural Amethyst?

Be careful as many dealers sell treated or low quality Jamuniya for a higher rate. Therefore, when you buy Amethyst gemstone Online, ensure that you ask the dealer to get a Lab Certificate of its authenticity from a Reputed Lab of your choice (careful: there are fake labs as well!). You may get your gemstone tested for originality, treatments and country of origin.

The seller should also have a clear refund policy and hopefully, a large presence (larger organizations are likely to be more careful about their brand and stay away from unethical practices).

You can buy Original Amethyst online at where Natural Amethysts are available at affordable prices and in the best quality. We value your trust above anything else and therefore provide a free lab certificate which ensures that your Amethyst gemstone is 100% natural. Also, you can pay cash on delivery as we provide free shipping for our products worldwide. We also have a customer-friendly Return and Refund policy.

Which Is The Best Substitute For Amethyst?

Amethyst itself is a substitute for Blue Sapphire as they both represent the planet Saturn. Therefore, Blue Topaz and Iolite can be used as substitutes for Amethyst stone.


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How To Wear An Astrological Amethyst Gemstone?


The first choice as the metal for Amethyst should be Silver. The second choice as the metal for Jamunia stone should be Platinum. Gold should be the last choice and avoided if possible.

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What Is The Procedure For Wearing Amethyst

Amethyst is worn in the middle finger of the correct hand (Left Hand for left-handed people and the Right Hand for right-handed people). It should be worn in the evening on a Saturday during the Krishna Paksh (Waning Moon). Since Amethyst is a substitute for Blue Sapphire, the procedure of wearing Amethyst is the same as that of a Blue Sapphire. Therefore, for the detailed step-by-step procedure, you can visit our blog entry: How to Wear Amethyst.


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