Amethyst brings energies of stability, peace, calm, balance, courage and inner strength and is a wonderful stone for use during mediation as it increases intuition.
Spiritually, amethyst can help one with communication with angels, telepathy and other psychic abilities. It is an excellent stone for dream work, past life work, and can greatly help you see your path.
Amethyst has also been used to help ease the pain of grief, and promote happiness and gratitude.
Amethyst is associated with the brow and the crown chakras and works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience, and peace.
These particular stones are powerful meditation aids and are great for beginners.