Aventurine, was used by humans for over 2.5 million years. Due to its hardness, aventurine was used for making tools. In ancient Tibet green aventurine was also used to embellish statues and for jewellery.
The most common colour for Aventurine is green but it comes in a rainbow of colours, such as blue, red, brown, purple, yellow, peach and orange as well as silver grey. The essence of its meaning is more or less the same for all of them but with some distinctions depending on the colour.
Here are a few aventurine colour variations:
Blue Aventurine will help you take destiny into your own hands. This calming stone is said to allow you to free yourself from unnecessary energies from the past and to allow you to look forward. It can help you get rid of bad habits and to purify your chakras. Blue Aventurine can enhance mental clarity and promote decision making and patience when implementing and reaching your goal. It supports rational thinking and inner peace. Blue Aventurine can also inspire you to new adventures and it is said to protect during travels.
It is also a good stone if you have to learn how to grow up and learn that you can take care of yourself and handle your own life with success.
It is associated to the Third Eye and the Throat Chakra. The Throat Chakra is considered as the voice of the body which allows the energy form the other chakras to be expressed. If it’s unbalanced or blocked it can affect the health of the other chakras. When our Throat Chakra is in balance, energy can flow freely within the body and allows free expression. The Third Eye on the other hand, is our window to self-awareness. When then Third Eye Chakra is in balance, it allows us to clearly see and understand things and opens us to new ideas and dreams. When used in meditation it will enhance your psychic abilities and help you to get rid of blocked energies and allow you to grow.
Chakra: Third Eye & Throat
Birthstone: February & March
Zodiac sign: Aquarius & Libra
Green Aventurine is considered a “good luck” stone, as sone of “opportunity” and is said to be more powerful than other colour varieties of this stone. It attracts possibilities into your life that can turn the destiny to your advantage. It allows you to leave matters to chance. It has a great power of manifestation which can attract abundance, money and success. Green aventurine improves the well-being and enhances the energy.
It is believed to shield your heart from relations where more is taken from you. Green aventurine can open up energy blockages when worn close to the heart or placed on the heart. It has great healing properties and creates harmony between the spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical body.
It can also improve your confidence, your leadership qualities and a great stone to use if you want to attract promotions. Use green aventurine if you want bring more abundance, wealth and luck into your life.
Green aventurine is associated to the heart chakra. The heart chakra controls what we embrace and what we resist which allows us to balance ourselves. When it is out of balance, we feel controlled or controlling in a relationship which can lead to strong emotional reactions. Using green aventurine can help us to bring our heart chakra back in balance and understand our needs and emotions. When used in meditation, it opens you up to see the best life has to offer.
Birthstone: April & May
Zodiac sign: Virgo