Amethyst is a gemstone, a violet form of quartz, popular for ornamentation. See also amethyst in the real world.
Amethysts are among the gems on the maester's chain of Grand Maester Pycelle.
Ser Flement Brax's silver armor is inlaid with amethysts, and Ser Tytos Brax wears an amethyst unicorn pin.
Magister Illyrio Mopatis has amethyst among his various rings.
The purple tokar of Hizdahr zo Loraq is fringed with amethysts and pearls. Lysono Maar also decorates his ears with amethysts and pearls.
Amethysts are among the gems adorning the nose of Xaro Xhoan Daxos.
The strangler poison crystals resemble amethysts.
The Amethyst Empress was a ruler of the Great Empire of the Dawn.
During the wedding tourney at Whitewalls, Daemon II Blackfyre, disguised as Ser John the Fiddler, wore a heavy silver chain studded with huge dark amethysts which matched his eyes.
A Game of Thrones
Servants give Daenerys Targaryen golden bracelets encrusted with amethysts before the girl meets Khal Drogo. She later has a vision of ghosts with eyes of amethyst, jade, opal, and tourmaline.
A Clash of Kings
Xaro Xhoan Daxos gives Daenerys a silver collar with an enchanted amethyst, which he claims will protect the girl from poison. He also gives her a thousand miniature knights carved of amber, amethyst, beryl, jade, onyx, opal, and tourmaline, with armor of silver and gold.
The fool Ser Dontos Hollard provides Sansa Stark with a silver hair net, decorated with what he claims to be black amethysts from Asshai. He claims it is magic that will give her justice, vengeance, and take her home.
A Storm of Swords
After King Joffrey I Baratheon chokes to death at his wedding feast, Sansa realizes that one of the amethysts from her hair net is missing. During the trial of Tyrion Lannister for Joffrey's death, Grand Maester Pycelle states that the king was poisoned with the strangler.
A Feast for Crows
Euron Greyjoy tells his brother Victarion that Daenerys has amethyst eyes.
Sansa: What stones are these?
Dontos: Black amethysts from Asshai. The rarest kind, a deep true purple by daylight.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 20, Eddard IV.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 56, Tyrion VII.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 16, Jaime II.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 1, Tyrion I.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 2, Daenerys I.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 24, The Lost Lord.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 16, Daenerys III.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 1, Arya I.
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 9.2 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 65, Sansa VIII.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, The Bones and Beyond: Yi Ti.
- ↑ The Mystery Knight.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 3, Daenerys I.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 68, Daenerys IX.
- ↑ 14.0 14.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 40, Daenerys III.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 61, Sansa V.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 66, Tyrion IX.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 29, The Reaver.