• intaglio

    Amethyst – Natural, Carved, Purple

    A portrait of the Roman Emperor Caracalla in an amethyst intaglio, changed in the Byzantine period into a portrait of St. Peter with the addition of an inscription and a cross, ca. 212 CE, from the Cabinet des Médailles in the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Photo by Clio20. Licensed under CC By-SA 3.0.

    Article: Amethyst Symbolism

    Credit: Clio20

    GemstoneQuartz, Amethyst
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Gem StateCarved