This is a beautiful banded chevron amethyst crystal point! The purple patterns in it are typical of the banded patterns of chevron amethyst. Nice bands of light to dark purple amethyst with white quartz zig zag lines. It does have a wee bit of a slant, when standing on a table, so for this reason we've lowered the price a bit for this large crystal. It also has two areas with natural nicks. This point measures 5" x 1-3/4" x 1-1/2". Metaphysically speaking, chevron amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of quartz with the stress relieving qualities of amethyst. This symbiotic combination of minerals lends itself to a wonderfully spiritual stone, which is great for gently removing the veils that obscure some of the hidden meanings in life. Chevron amethyst is also said to deepen the meditative state, enhancing the quality and frequency of visions and inspiration from higher realms. Chevron amethyst is one of the best stones to work with the Third-Eye, enhancing both intuition and physical vision on all planes of existence. You can use this stone to help remove resistance to change, and to dissipate and repel negativity of all kinds. It creates a strong healing field around the user, and as such, is a good choice to cleanse and strengthen the aura. Chevron amethyst can amplify energies needed for manifestation and works well in grid work.