It is believed to help manifest prosperity and wealth. It is also a stone of the heart, connecting the material world with that of the spiritual.
Saint Francis said ” It is in giving that you receive” . This quote, might best capture the spirit of Aventurine. The good fortunes of Aventurine are best received from the heart rather than material greed.
The name Aventurine derives from the Italian “a ventura” meaning “by chance”. It is a form of quartz, characterized by its translucency. The presence of other minerals give it a shimmering effect termed aventurescence. Because of the presence of other minerals, some people consider it a rock (or stone) rather than a crystal.
Aventurine is said to benefit one in all areas of creativity, and imagination, as well as intellect and mental clarity. It is a gentle stone energetically that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It helps protect against attacks related to “matters of the heart”.
Green Aventurine is associated with the heart chakra. Other colors of Aventurine include blue, peach or red, have additional properties and relate to various chakras according to color.
Wear an Aventurine necklace or pendant to help attract prosperity into your life. By wearing Aventurine close to the heart, it attracts the loving aspects of prosperity.
According to some folklore, Aventurine connects you with nature beings. Placing an Aventurine crystal near your plants, is said to not only help your plants, but to attract good energy to your home.
Use Aventurine when you are feeling angry and disappointed with life. It will help ease the hurt and protect your heart-space.
Combine Aventurine with Tiger’s Eye and other crystals to bring good fortune into your life! (See: Manifesting Prosperity)
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