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This stone's legend has Bacchus, god of wine, feeling angry and looking for someone to take his anger out on. Amethyst was a maiden going to worship Diana, goddess of the hunt. When Bacchus spotted Amethyst and was going to hurt her, Diana turned Amethyst into a clear stone to save her. Bacchus felt sorry for her and poured his purple wine over her. Amethyst is supposed to be great for wine lovers, and offers intuition.