|“||It was as if they stood at the window of some elven-tower, curtained with threaded jewels of silver and gold, and ruby, sapphire and amethyst, all kindled with an unconsuming fire.||”|
–The Window on the West, The Two Towers
Amethyst is a large, purple gemstone.
Amethyst gems can be obtained by mining them from their ore or by trading.
As with many other materials, you can make an amethyst block with nine pieces of amethyst in a crafting table.
- Amethyst has a value of 7 on the Mohs Hardness Scale.
- Amethyst used to be a gemstone with value close to emerald, ruby, or sapphire, but since then enormous deposits discovered in Brazil have lowered its value.