Aventurine has been known in Ancient Egypt. But in Ancient China it the same way as jade, belonged to a very expensive and rare stones. It is of aventurine in those days were made the Imperial seal. There are several versions of the origin of the name of stone aventurine. One of them is associated with the phrase “per avventura”, which translated from Italian means “randomly, by chance”. And the story goes that one day a master glassblower poured in glass mass of copper filings, and the resulting glass was so beautiful that he came up with a special name, which later came to be applied to the stone, similar to a glass.
Chemical formula, which describes the composition of the stone is SiO2. Aventurine belongs to the group of fine-grained quartzite, and consists of small fragments of quartz and randomly-dispersed inclusions of mica. Sometimes, depending on the field, it can contain hematite, goethite, iron, and chlorite. Aventurine is different vitreous lustre and is part of ornamental stones. There are a few deposits of aventurine in different points of the Earth: Russia, India, China, Australia, Brazil, America, Spain and Madagascar.
From the place where was found the stone depends on its color. Mined in Russia (Ural) aventurine is reddish brown in color. This is achieved by inclusions of hematite. Stones of the same color and is mined in Spain. India – Jaipur and in Austria find aventurine blue. There, in India, Dating aventurine with inclusions of fuchsite, which gives the stone its green color. Jewelry and crafts made of aventurine, which is on sale today, the majority are imitations of this stone and made of glass. To distinguish a natural stone from an imitation is easy.
Synthetic mineral brighter, more inside sparkles (mica inclusions). Besides the sequins themselves are often unevenly distributed chaotically. Natural stone will have a more restrained, pale color, small sequins. Although it should be noted that sometimes all are very high quality fakes aventurine, which the buyer can easily mistaken for the original. Special attention should be paid to blue aventurina — in 95% cases you will be offered a fake stone. In the first place, the magical properties of aventurine is associated with the lunar cycle.
It is not recommended to wear jewelry with this stone from new moon to full moon, i.e. on the growing moon, as this may attract setbacks and challenges. According to one version aventurine amulet is in a love relationship, but you shouldn’t wear it constantly, because it is changeable and capricious. It can be worn, if you start some important work and want to enlist the help of Fortune. There is an opinion that at the table aventurine is also able to bring the owner a lot of luck, but if you use jewelry with aventurine constantly, then you can splurge.
As for healing properties, this stone should be worn to people who have problems with the skin. For recovery it is necessary or to do daily massages of the affected area of the skin, or to wear jewelry with aventurine in this place. Diseases of the upper respiratory tract, e.g., bronchitis — will be faster if you will be wearing a pendant with aventurine on the neck. In addition to the above, the stone has the ability to cleanse the blood and prevents hair loss. Suitable for aventurine?
This beautiful stone is ideal for poets, as they are able to evoke inspiration. As for Zodiac signs, everything is a bit more complicated. So if you belong to the people of the Fire – Leo, Aries, Sagittarius – this stone will bring only failure. Even just examples of the decoration with him, you risk to face unexpected challenges and setbacks. Best of all, the stone will reveal its properties, if the owners belong to the element of Earth is Virgo, and Taurus. If You the Zodiac sign Scorpio or Capricorn, then aventurine will enhance the negative aspects of nature, such as irritability and impatience.
Aventurine — semi-precious stone belonging to one of the varieties of quartz. This stone attracts attention with its shiny, sparkly accents, gold or silver sparkles. For this dazzling Shine it is called in Russia a Sparx or Shatojskom. Stones are green and white, blue and brick, pink and cerise flowers. The color of the aventurine depends on the field — from light yellow to brown in color it is found in the Urals, in Austria, blue, green in China, USA and India, reddish-brown in Brazil.
The most valued blue aventurine, it just occurs less often and received the name of “the Cairo night”. Aventurine red color is often called the “Golden sand”. Aventurine is known for a very long time — the ancient Indians considered him a amulet and a talisman for the snake charmers and fakirs, and it’s from these ancient merchants had met the citizens of Europe with this amazing stone and jewelers immediately appreciated the fine and unusual beauty of the stone.
Aventura, translated from Italian means adventure or happiness. Ancient history — legend tells about how it obtained the name of this sparkling stone — in the sixteenth century in Italy, glassblowers, famous worldwide for the invention and manufacture of Murano glass, by chance not stupid noticed that in a solution of melted glass were filings of copper, the result was the appearance of material that looks virtually indistinguishable from natural stone. Here’s a semi funny incident and gave the name to the mineral.
In Russia, aventurine is known from the eighteenth century, it was at this time there was deposits in the Urals. Almost immediately jewelry is inlaid with aventurine became very fashionable, in addition of it made the handles on Cutlery, candlesticks and vases. However, the extraordinary appeal of this stone is not so much its unusual beauty, but with the fact that he has a very strong magical and healing properties, which people were known in the middle ages. Aventurine is a happy, sparkling and joyful stone, talisman of Holy and
pure love, unexpected actions and decisions, mystical revelations, bringing harmony of body and soul. It is believed that aventurine is associated with the Moon and lunar magic, and therefore in different phases of the moon its impact on people varies. Now there are two opinions diametrically opposed -on the impact of aventurine in his master — owner. The opinion of some is that aventurine helps in a variety of adventurous enterprises , high-risk operations and gambling, but if you abuse the using a stone, then you can lose everything.
The opinion of others that aventurine helps in love, pure and selfless, helps to keep the cordial affection of a partner. Unhappy in love? — wear aventurine — he “will gather” love out of space and will give it to You. But first, and the latter always agrees aventurine gives its owner a clear mind, getting rid of complexes, optimism, confidence and definitely in a good mood. When purchasing jewelry with aventurine, you must remember that this stone is ideal for people born under the signs of Water and Earth, but even they are not recommended to constantly wear aventurine, it is desirable to wear jewelry no more than one lunar phase.
People born under the sign of Air, it is recommended to wear the decoration, when the stone can really help with first date favorite, with constant use of the stone people sign the Air is getting sloppy, hysterical and gullible. People born under the sign of Fire aventurine is absolutely contraindicated, it will only bring unhappiness. Golden-green stone and helps protect from damage, hatred, evil eye, envy, and kids will protect from disease, if you hang a talisman over the bed. Blue aventurine helps you to focus, increase attention,
save from the dangers on the road, this amulet, and military men of dangerous professions. Black mineral will help to establish a connection with the subconscious and the Cosmos, will help in finding answers to questions are not trivial, at meditations. Aventurine has healing properties — it is believed that it improves the blood, helps with skin diseases, cardiac arrhythmias, energetically nourish the organism of elderly people, heals the thyroid gland, chronic fatigue syndrome, but it is not recommended to wear the stone more than a month .
This mineral is generously people, reveals to them his soul but absolutely does not like the nervous and hysterical. Aventurine is extraordinarily beautiful and relatively inexpensive stone, its magical and medicinal properties, if properly treated mineral that will make it a talisman, a talisman, a protector of his owner and plus just a beautiful decoration!