One smoothed thumb stone to tuck into your pocket.
ABOUT WORRY STONES or THUMB STONES
Worry stones are smooth, polished gemstones that are typically oval shaped and feature an area of indention for your thumb. Worry stones work by using a form of reflexology or nerve pressure that when rubbed promotes a feeling of calm and relaxation. Worry stones are also easy to carry in your pocket, ready to bring you a sense of calmness when you need it.
Amethyst crystal is one of several varieties of quartz, which gives it a crystal trigonal system. With a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, it is a durable stone. Its lavender to violet shade is the result of iron and aluminum deposits, as well as natural irradiation. Amethyst stone is made up of silicon dioxide.
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. This includes the negativity of stress and anxiety, which is why many meditate with amethyst so as to rid themselves of that darkness. 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. Amethyst is also often used help to alleviate headaches and migraines as well as to dispel nightmares and help with insomnia.
Amethyst is the birthstone for February and known as the Zodiac stone for Pisces. It is also linked to the element of Wind. This element is believed to activate the mind and assist in clairvoyance and intuition. It is the ideal stone for meditation that seeks to discover the reason for certain behaviors or actions, both on the part of oneself, or another. Whether you are looking to meditate for relaxation, abundance, protection or communication, a good mantra is: “I trust myself, I see what I need and it will come to me."