The majority of green and blue-green aventurine originates in India where it is employed by prolific artisans.
Creamy white, gray and orange material is found in Chile, Spain and Russia.The most common colour of aventurine is green, but it may also be orange, brown, yellow, blue, or grey.
The name aventurine derives from the Italian "a ventura" meaning "by chance". This is an allusion to the lucky discovery of aventurine glass or goldstone at some point in the 18th century.
One story runs that this kind of glass was originally made accidentally at Murano by a workman, who let some copper filings fall into the molten “metal,” whence the product was called avventurino. From the Murano glass the name passed to the mineral, which displayed a rather similar appearance.
Known as the “Stone of Opportunity,” Aventurine is one of the most powerful gemstones for good luck, wealth and to manifest greater prosperity. When you walk through a casino, you often will see many gamblers wearing green aventurine jewelry to increase their chances of winning.
Aventurine is a stone of optimism and carries a zest for life. It helps you to move forward with confidence in new situations, especially when it comes to circumstances like changes in your job, school or relationships.
When you are going through large changes in your life, wearing one of our aventurine bracelets can help you feel more grounded during this time of change. Aventurine jewelry can also encourage you to move your focus out of your head and into your heart, so that you can live your life to the fullest potential.