Have you ever taken into consideration furniture ideas based on gemstones, crystals or tumbled stones? Amethyst is one of the most popular gemstones used in furniture and, believe me, you will now realize why.
Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. The name comes from the Koine Greek ἀμέθυστος amethystos from ἀ- a-, “not” and μεθύσκω methysko / μεθύω methyo, “intoxicate”, a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness. The ancient Greeks wore amethyst and carved drinking vessels from it in the belief that it would prevent intoxication.
In 2013, Alexandre Vossion made this Amethyst chandelier in gold edition. The chain, canopy and the fixture of this amethyst lighting are handmade in Paris and the craftsmen made this chandelier in the tradition of the 18th century.
The Stone Top Coffee Table features the traditional beauty of the amethyst gemstone on top of a sleek, stainless steel base to create a contemporary coffee table with a unique beauty.
Amethyst healing properties are as plentiful as the stone itself. It is thought of mostly as a protective stone. As it is linked to the crown chakra, it is helpful in purifying the mind and clearing it of negative thoughts.
Projected to be the jewel in the crown of Boca do Lobo, the Diamond Sideboard, inspired by the amethyst gemstone and the gothic furniture of the Romantic period, reflects the furniture jeweler’s expertise and quintessence.
Hand-cut and hand-polished amethyst sits atop a brass-finish base, creating a side table with definite pizzazz.
Amethyst healing properties are especially useful in regards to work-related stress, because the stone is also associated with abundance; therefore relieving stress while emanating prosperity.
The amethyst properties which facilitate intuition and communication can also be applied to increased work effectiveness.
When paired with sleek, stainless steel frames, the two Amethyst Nesting Side Tables accentuate the natural beauty of the purple stone. Combining the polished stone with stainless steel updates this modern side table set for a contemporary interior design.
This small-scale table lamp is in natural amethyst rock crystal and it has peaceful and discreet presence in the room, while the light reflects on the crystals and deffuses purple tones to the walls.
As one can see, gemstones can be used in every piece of furniture and the furniture ideas themselves are unlimited. Consequently, we need a clear mind when deciding our interior’s decoration.
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