Amethyst is a stone of the spirit. The beautiful purple colour of this crystal is the colour of the spirit and spirituality. Amethyst is also a crystal of protection, selflessness, nobleness, spiritual consciousness, meditativeness, balance and inner peace. One very important feature of Amethyst is to serve as a stone of transfiguration and transformation, bringing harmony and peace wherever needed. It is a symbol of wisdom, sobriery, healing and protection.