Shangaan Amethyst Crystal - Chibuku, Zimbabwe, Africa
Beautiful Shangaan Amethyst Crystal from the Chibuku mine in Mateke, Zimbabwe, Africa. Shangaan Amethyst is a new find, a rich Smoky Amethyst with stunning unusual crystal formations, scepters, window quartz and phantoms. This Shangaan Amethyst specimen is a beautiful display piece for mineral collectors, with a twin double-terminated Smoky Shangaan Amethyst crystal formation perfectly perched on its host matrix, encrusted with micro-fine druzy crystals.
This uncommon variation of Amethyst is named after the Shangaan tribal people of the area, by Chief Gezani, leader and spokesperson for the Gezani communal lands of the Shangaan. Shangaan Amethyst is collected by the Shangaan people, they're so proud of their unique Amethyst crystals, they work together as a community, mining the Amethyst, this helps them make a living and supports their village. Our supplier from Africa works directly with the Chief and his community, to share these beautiful unique Amethyst crystals with the rest of the world.
As mineral collectors, there are certain gems and minerals that we find ourselves drawn to and we have a connection with them. Shangaan Amethyst is one of those for us. The first time I saw it, I was instantly drawn to its earthy feeling, the layers of color captured within the crystals and the rugged textures. There's a lot of Amethyst out there but this one was different, it feels like holding a very special piece of the Earth.
- Stone: Shangaan Amethyst
- Origin: Mateke, Chibuku mine, Zimbabwe, Africa
- Size: 55mm length, 35mm width
- Weight: 46g
- Quality: A Grade
- Natural, free of dyes or enhancements.
- You'll receive the crystal specimen shown here in the photos.
- Acrylic mineral display stand sold separately.
Shangaan Amethyst Metaphysical Properties And Benefits
There's something very special about the locality of Shangaan Amethyst, the crystals feel uplifting, comforting, supportive and grounding, like 'coming home' and reconnecting with ones roots. Shangaan Amethyst emanates warmth, love and joy. It activates all chakras and clears blockages. It has been noted that one may feel a rush of energy holding the crystal. The combination of Amethyst and Smoky Quartz act as a bridge between ones upper and lower energy centers, assisting one in creating balance for energy and manifestation to flow freely. While the Clear Quartz, known as a master healer, assists one in healing. Shangaan Amethyst radiates uplifting, joyful, high-vibrational energy, aligning the aura, chakras, meridians and physical body. It may also assist one in reducing anxiety, stress and depression. The very nature of Shangaan Amethyst scepters makes them an ideal stone for using in mediation, crystal healing and as a comforting pocket stone.