Aventurine is a microcrystalline quartz that contains various mineral inclusions that give it a sparkling appearance.
Aventurine is usually green, but it can also be peach, brown or blue. It is similar in appearance to amazonite, malachite or jade and is also used to create jewelry and decorative objects.
History and Folklore
The name Aventurine comes from the Italian a ventura which means “by chance”. It is a popular lucky charm for gamblers carried in the left pocket.
Aventurine Colors and Varieties
|Green Aventurine||Green with sparkles||Luck, prosperity, heart healing|
|Blue Aventurine||Blue or bluish-green||Communication, self-expression, tranquility|
|Red Aventurine||Reddish-brown or rust-colored||Vitality, strength, grounding|
|Peach Aventurine||Peach or light orange||Creativity, emotional balance, self-confidence|
Healing and Magickal Uses for Aventurine
|Luck and abundance||Attracts good fortune, prosperity||Carry in a pocket, place in a wealth corner of your home|
|Emotional healing||Soothes heartache, promotes inner peace||Use in heart chakra meditations or as a worry stone|
|Manifestation||Amplifies intentions, enhances focus||Use in manifestation rituals or spellwork|
|Protection||Shields against negativity, psychic attacks||Wear or carry as a protective talisman|
Aventurine is used for general healing and to help improve the eyesight of nearsighted individuals and calm mood swings.
Aventurine may help relieve stress, bring inner peace, and stimulate the imagination.
Aventurine may be used to create luck charms and to increase one’s confidence and creativity and to increase prosperity.