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The Science of Amethyst Amethyst is a variety of quartz which appears translucent purple, in shades from palest lavender to nearly black, thanks to natural irradiation and metallic impurities. As a quartz, it is a silicate mineral with the formula SiO2, and it has a trigonal crystal structure. It prefers to grow in the shape of six-sided prisms terminating in a six-sided point. It has no cleavage, but has a conchoidal fracture and glassy lustre. It typically has a hardness of 7, but impurities can make it softer. It is generally considered insoluble and leaves a white streak on a...
To me, the nails most clearly represent the actions you have to undo in order to improve a situation or undo a past fuck up. This would make them amazing for shadow work. If reused in another project, then they take on the added meaning of lessons learned from past mistakes, used to improve future actions!Read more →