Saraswati plays the Veet, a musical instrument that represents fine tuning of the mind and intellect. She sits upon a white lotus denoting supreme knowledge whilst her swan symbolises discrimination between right & wrong.
Amethyst helps open the spiritual and psychic centres, it enhances creativity and can be used as a meditation aid. Ancient Egyptions used amethyst to guard against fearful feelings. Amethyst represents the crown chakra.