Deep breaths, deep breaths — everything will be okay! It can mean many things when your Amethyst breaks. Perhaps you are going through a lot of stress and need to find ways to relax. Perhaps you were handling it too roughly and it simply cracked under the pressure. Or, it can be a sign that something negative is in your life and its breaking is offering protection.
Is It Bad If My Amethyst Breaks?
No, breaking Amethyst is not a bad thing. In fact, it can actually be a good thing. If your Amethyst has been sitting in one spot for a long time, it may have absorbed negative energy from its surroundings. As mentioned earlier, breaking the stone can release that negativity and allow the Amethyst to start fresh.
So if you feel like your Amethyst is holding on to some bad juju, breaking it may be actually be something to (eventually) look forward to.
Should I Keep My Broken Amethyst?
If there's a strong connection to your Amethyst, and it has served you well, there's no reason to toss it. You can use it as normal or keep it as a reminder of the good times you've had together.
Of course, if you simply don't like the look of a broken stone after your Amethyst breaks, then you can always glue it back together! All jokes aside, if you feel like the breakage means something needs to change, maybe it's time to let the Amethyst go and move on.
Does Amethyst Break Easily?
Amethyst is a relatively tough and durable stone with a Mohs ranking of 7, but it can still break if it's hit hard enough or dropped from a tall height. Amethyst is also susceptible to heat damage, so care should be taken when exposing it to high temperatures.
In general, Amethysts that are well-cut and have high clarity are less likely to break than those that are lower quality.
However, if you're worried about your amethyst breaking, just be careful with it and try not to drop it! Other than that, there's no need to worry too much - Amethysts are pretty tough stones. With proper care, Amethyst can last a lifetime.
When your Amethyst crystal breaks, firstly, take some deep breaths. Secondly, understand it can simply mean that the negative energy radiating within or around you needs to change. If your crystal has been with you for a long time, there's no need to get rid of it - Amethysts are tough cookies. If you're looking for a clean slate, breaking your Amethyst may be the way to go.
Allow yourself to be open to the possibilities of all this crystal can offer. If you've been feeling stuck lately, consider it a sign of good things to come. After all, a broken stone is just an opportunity for new beginnings.
Thanks for reading! See you next time, Namaste.