Being a strong gemstone and sufficiently accessible in nature, amethyst is used in jewelry on a financial scale. Its cost is impacted more by the color and less by any other factor. Still, cut and clarity hold some degree of importance on its prices. Amethyst price per carat in India normally starts from Rs 150 and can go up to Rs 400.
Origin- Brazilian amethyst prices vary between Rs 300 to Rs 400 per carat and are normally expensive than any other origin due to its superior color quality. African amethyst can too charge decent cash through that may diverge from one stone to another.
Color- Thr price of amethyst is based almost solely on its color. Deep purple amethyst with small red and blue color, draws expensive pricing than too dark or too light stones. Uneven color distribution can marginally decrease amethyst cost on per carat basis.
Clarity- Amethyst is highly free of any noticeable embodiments. Though when present, they may appear like reddish brown needles or L-shaped bands and can decrease the overall quality of the amethyst.
Cut shaped- A nicely cut stone not only illustrates the color and shine better however can neatly conceal the incisions. Faceted stones are costly than cabochons due to the stone wastage acquired in the process. If the overall quality remains same, round and oval shapes are less costly than square or other customized shapes.
Carat weight- Not at all like other precious gemstones, amethyst is sufficiently accessible in nature. Due to this reason, one may not find an exponential increase in the cost of amethyst.
Treatment- Because of the ample availability, amethyst is no that exposed to profiteering practices like synthetic processing or treatments. However, it may still be controlled to fracture-filling or color improvement measures. Normally, natural amethyst is more expensive and astrologically harmonious than synthetic or treated ones.