VIBRATION: Number 3
ELEMENT: Water, Earth, Wind and Fire
SCIENTIFIC: Aventurine is composed of Silicon Dioxide (Silica) Quartz and may contain inclusions of Pyrite, Hematite, and Mica. Aventurine’s crystalline structure is hexagonal with prismatic crystals striated crosswise. Aventurine’s hardness is rated at 7 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Aventurine is translucent with a vitreous luster. Aventurine comes in a variety of different colors – green (fuchsite mica), reddish-brown (hematite), brown (pyrite), blue (copper), grey, and peach. Aventurine is found in Brazil, India, Siberia, Austria, and Tanzania.
ATTRIBUTES: Aventurine is a positive stone of prosperity and promotes feelings of well-being. An abundance stone, Aventurine helps one to recognize and overcome feelings of lack and scarcity. Aventurine calms anger, irritation and diffuses negative situations and turns them around, allowing one to view a situation from a different perspective. Aventurine instills compassion, aids emotional recovery and enables living within one's own heart. Aventurine encourages leadership qualities and decisiveness. Aventurine balances the mental and emotional, stimulates perception, and enhances creativity.
HEALING: Aventurine benefits the thymus gland, connective tissue, and nervous system. Aventurine balances blood pressure and stimulates metabolism, lowering cholesterol and may be helpful in preventing arteriosclerosis and heart attacks. Aventurine has an anti-inflammatory effect and may help to ease skin eruptions and allergies, relieve migraine headaches and soothe the eyes. Aventurine heals the adrenals, lungs, sinuses, heart and muscular and urogenital systems. Aventurine may help to relieve stammers and severe neuroses.
GREEN AVENTURINE is a comforter, heart healer, and general harmonizer protecting the heart. Green Aventurine creates an optimistic attitude and gives one a zest for living. Green Aventurine helps one move forward with confidence when facing changes and new situations. Traditionally used as a gambler's talisman, a stone of “good luck,” Green Aventurine helps manifest greater prosperity. Green Aventurine assists in establishing exactly what makes you happy or unhappy. Green Aventurine soothes emotional wounds and helps one to release unhealthy relationships and outdated behavioral patterns. Encouraging a positive attitude, Green Aventurine helps one to release attachment to experiences and to view challenging circumstances as an opportunity for growth. Green Aventurine reinvigorates one’s life force and aids in rebuilding depleted energy sources. Green Aventurine settles nausea, dissolves negative emotions/thoughts; is an all-round healer, bringing well-being and emotional calm.
PEACH AVENTURINE is a lucky stone that opens the door to possibilities. Peach Aventurine promotes making the most of opportunities and encourages creativity and well-being. Known as 'the whisper stone," Peach Aventurine calmly settles feelings of anxiety and helps to support the right state of mind for meditation. Peach Aventurine with it's silver flecks enhances the flow of healing energy from Mother Earth through the body, balancing yin and yang.
BLUE AVENTURINE is a stone of self-discipline and inner strength. Blue Aventurine is a powerful mental healer that supports shamanic energy and enhances the positive masculine side of men and women increasing vitality. Blue Aventurine is helpful for balancing hormones, especially for woman. Blue Aventurine may help to balance hyperactivity. Improving one’s ability to focus, Blue Aventurine helps one to make clear decisions and initiate change to overcome detrimental habits such as smoking, overeating, substance abuse, and passive aggressive behavior. Blue Aventurine supports one in taking responsibility for oneself and one’s actions in relationships. Blue Aventurine also helps one to access Akashic records and the development of psychic and intuitive abilities.
RED AVENTURINE is an “I can do it” stone stimulating one’s life force, creativity, sexuality, mental clarity, confidence, and manifestation. Red Aventurine supports one when overcoming life’s challenges with determination and optimism. Red Aventurine helps transform one’s physical reality by focusing energy into action. Red Aventurine helps one with flexibility and follow through/completion with projects. Red Aventurine encourages self-forgiveness and encourages the ability to laugh at oneself. Red Aventurine encourages discernment, commitment, perseverance, and alignment to the path of one’s highest good. Red Aventurine is helpful for genital or reproductive diseases, and is supportive of the liver, detoxification, and balances auto-immune disorders. Red Aventurine aids in increasing fertility and enhances libido. Red Aventurine counterbalances an excess of air in an astrological chart.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE:
Wearing Aventurine helps to absorb electromagnetic smog, protects against environmental pollution and when taped to a cell phone acts as a protection against emanations.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Aventurine activates and clears the heart chakra. Aventurine creates a shield and protects the heart chakra guarding against psychic vampirism. Aventurine balances the yin/yang energies. Blue Aventurine opens the throat and third eye chakra, facilitating communication so that one may speak their heart’s truth. Blue Aventurine is cooling and soothing to the auric field and the nervous system.
For Gaia Healing, Aventurine may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy. Aventurine has a strong connection to the devic kingdom and may be used to grid gardens or houses against geopathic stress.