Amethyst encourages sobriety, Repels more than it attracts=protection , calming mental effects, enhanced when placed with rose quartz, good for insomnia and enhancing dreams I've always wondered if crystals truly have an affect.
Mineral Admiration: Watercolor Paintings of Crystals by Karina Eibatova
Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil Topaz...The name topaz comes from the Sanskrit and means fire. During the Middle Ages topaz was thought to heal both physical and mental disorders and prevent death. The Greeks believed it had power to increase strength and to make its wearer invisible while the Romans believed it had power to improve eyesight. The Egyptians wore it as an amulet to protect them from injury