Amethyst Chevron or Banded
Color: purple and white
Chakra(s): crown and third eye
About the stone: Chevron amethyst is banded amethyst with purple-and-white lines forming angular patterns of approximately 60 degrees.
Astrological sign(s): Aquarius, Pisces, Gemini
Mohs scale: 7
Spiritual uses: With its ability to help you develop your intuition and prophetic dreaming, this stone can be used to guide you through the dream world to enable you to use your dreams to help you on your spiritual path.
Mental uses: The pointed bands of this amethyst direct your energy toward whatever you need to focus on.
Emotional uses: With its bands and swirls, it can help you unravel the source of unresolved feelings and emotions.
Physical uses: Use this banded variety of amethyst with the intention to put an end to unhealthy patterns and habits such as smoking, drinking too much, using drugs, and overeating.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo
“Amethyst—In all its forms, including chevron-banded amethyst, cactus quartz, and amethyst clusters, amethyst is one of the traditional birthstones designated for Sagittarius. Amethyst is an excellent stone for dreaming, dream interpretation, and encouragement of pleasant dreams. A stone of integrity and honor, chevron amethyst reminds you to commit to excellence on all levels. Known as the sobriety stone, amethyst is also well known to be useful to prevent overuse of drugs and alcohol.” ~excerpted from Crystals Beyond Beginners: Awaken Your Consciousness with Precious Gifts from the Earth