Updated: Jul 10
Aventurine is a member of the quartz family. The color is the result of small flecks of mica that are captured inside the stone, reflecting light in a unique way referred to as aventurescence. Green aventurine gets its color from Fuschite inclusions and so it combines the properties of quartz and Fuschite as well as some unique properties of its own.
Aventurine is believed to be an all-around healing stone with benefits for the lungs, liver, sinuses, and heart. People use Aventurine to loosen and release negativity and energy blockages, including disease.
Because of the influence of Fuschite it is also a great stone for anyone who has a tendency to take care of others as it can heal the healer and help us remember to replenish our own energetic cups. It may also help us achieve a deepened sense of compassion, understanding and acceptance.
It is known to assist in clearing negativity and confusion from mind, body and spirit helping us to achieve mental and emotional balance, tranquility, and harmony.
Some wear or carry Aventurine to increase intelligence, perception and creativity. Aventurine can be a get up and get shit done crystal believed to fill us with the energy we draw from the sun and amplify our motivation.
Aventurine is sometimes called the gambler's stone as is it believed to be a very lucky stone that draws in wealth, abundance and prosperity. It is also closely associated with growth and fertility of the earth. It is a great crystal to place with your plants or wear while gardening.
There are different colors of aventurine and since each color is caused by a different type of inclusion they will all have different properties. The quartz in Aventurine acts as an amplifier for the properties of the inclusions.
May be helpful during:
Fighting addiction/trying to break a bad habit
Working through trauma/uncovering repressed emotions
Trying to detox
Starting a new venture or business
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