Aventurine is a variety of the Quartz family of crystals, characterized by what is believe to be mica inclusions giving the stone a 'shimmery' look. It sits at a 7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness. Aventurine comes in a variety of colors, the most common being a light green.
These Aventurine beads come in a light green or a dark green Both of these options have the distinct Aventurine green color and shimmer Both would be great either as accent beads, or as a calming addition to a Mala!
Aventurine is thought to be a very positive stone associated with prosperity and diffusing negative situations. It is thought to reinforce leadership qualities, and promote compassion and empathy. Green Aventurine specifically is thought to be a heart healer that settles nausea and dissolves negative emotions.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive a strand similar to those in the listing.