Embrace all the colors of the desert with American Gem Collection piece #243, “Shades of Arizona!” This ring features a gradient of Arizona Four Peaks Amethyst gemstones, each in a different shade of violet. Each hand-selected gem weighs 1 carat, making for a total of 3 carats in all. The bezel-set gems are perfect to wear everyday, as the 14k white gold mounting protects the edges of the gems. This ring is perfect to wear everyday, it will stand up to the test for any adventure! Amethyst has long been referred to as the gemstone of royalty. The elite status of this color stems from how difficult it was to dye fabrics purple. However, mother nature is a master artist, and the amethyst has a perfect violet hue! Mined in the Four Peaks mountains, the gemstones within this ring are various shades of purple, so whatever shade is your favorite, this ring will be a perfect accent! Many cultures also value amethyst for its spiritual powers as well. Some say that amethyst is a stone of peace, and use it to bring calm and meditative focus into their lives. Even Da Vinci once said that amethyst helped sharpen his mind and aid his creativity. Whether you love amethyst for its symbolism, or just for the beauty of this locally mined gem, the “Shades of Arizona” is the perfect addition to your jewelry box!