It is an expensive gem which is mainly used to make chains and rings. Women have a special attraction towards this gem and like to show it off on their bodies. It was used in ancient times to make drinking utensils to prevent the bad effects of alcohol and wine. It was also used for making amulets by the soldiers to protect them in a battle.
Amethyst is very costly and not affordable for common man. Always keep in mind not to get cheated while buying this stone because it is difficult for untrained eyes to understand the difference. People definitely will envy you, if you walk around with a chain around your neck containing this beautiful gemstone.