Green Aventurine is probably the most well known of the Aventurine family. It has long been known as a stone of luck and prosperity as it promotes good fortune into your life. It presents new opportunities and adventures, promoting abundance which makes it a great stone to use when manifesting your dreams.
Green Aventurine has a gentle yet uplifting energy, it encourages optimism and reminds us to have a little fun. It nurtures us with feelings of well-being and supports us through spiritual and emotional growth. It allows us to find balance and its soothing vibrations makes it a great stone to work with during meditation. Keeping our emotions calm, it allows us to open our hearts and welcome in love.
Set your intentions with a piece of Green Aventurine and carry it with you as a lucky charm to promote blessings and good fortune.
Aventurine was first discovered in the 18th century. Its name is derived from the Italian phrase "a ventura" or "all'avventura," meaning, "by chance". It has been used as a lucky talisman throughout history and today is often used by gamblers to promote luck. It is sometimes referred to as Indian Jade although it is not a type of Jade. Today it is used to make jewellery, carved figurines and decorative vases.
Green Aventurine is a form of metamorphic quartzite containing small flecks of inclusions. Green Aventurine includes green Fuschite mica. The quartz crystals comprising Aventurine are highly disorganised and may contain chromium and other impurities. The shiny mica within this stone makes this stone easily identifiable. Mohs scale of hardness is 6.5 - 7. Most Green Aventurine is found in India.