Aventurine is a type of Quartz characterized by it's translucency and for the platy mineral inclusions that create an effect known as aventurescence; a shimmering and glistening appearance. On the Mohs Scale it is about a 6.5 for hardness, similar but somewhat lower than a single-crystal Quartz.
These Red Aventurine pieces have a great depth created by the variety of reds at work throughout this 3 lb portion. These pieces would be wonderful on display in your home, they are polished and tumbled to showcase the vivid color and unique aventurescence.
Red Aventurine is considered a stone of discernment when choosing a path to follow, encouraging confidence and self-worth. Traditionally, Red Aventurine is a protective stone and can be included in wedding decorations as it is thought to ease tempers and create harmony.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive product similar to those in the listing.