Do you want to be lucky? Our Crystal Focus spotlight this month is on Green Aventurine, also known at the “Stone of Opportunity”. The name originates from the Italian word “ventura”, meaning “fortune”, as it’s said green aventurine emits positive, lucky energies and is great in order to improve prosperity, friendship and wealth. They say that people associated with green aventurine have been known for great career success as it attracts luck and money.
Green aventurine is a form of quartz, which is why it appears translucent or semi-translucent and gives off a glistening effect. As a stone connected to the heart chakra, it is known to be beneficial for love and relationships. It is especially useful when the wearer has unresolved emotional issues. The stone’s soothing properties are said to stabilise perception and benefit ones mental and emotional clarity. Boosting compassion and empathy, green aventurine enhances personal growth while eliminating anger, loneliness and depression.
The stone allows the wearer to embrace change with confidence and improve leadership qualities and decisiveness. Channeling optimism and helping to let go of negative energies, green aventurine will help the wearer to find new interesting opportunities.
For health properties, green aventurine is a special stone indeed. It is said to protect ones heart, circulatory system, blood pressure, comfort and heart healing, and is commonly used to enhance general health and well-being.
If you’re looking to bring in some luck into your life, or the life of others, be sure to look over some of our pieces featuring this positive stone.
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