The first historical references to the use of crystals come from ancient the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health
Although no longer in use medicinally, gemstones continued to hold meaning. Until recently, jet was popularly worn by those in mourning, and garnet was often worn in times of war. There is a tradition in a local family here in southwest England: every female descendent wears an antique moonstone necklace for her wedding, which has been in the family for generations. It was only recently that one family member realised this was a fertility symbol.
In the 1980s, with the advent of the New Age culture, the use of crystals and gemstones began to re-emerge as a healing method. Much of the practise was drawn from old traditions, with more information gained by experimentation and channelling
Aventurine is a beautiful crystal and is most frequently found as green, but can also be found as yellow, orange, brown and blue. Green Aventurine is associated with the heart chakra. It’s known to be a crystal for bringing financial prosperity and can be used when in need of a little good luck in the money department!
Aventurine is also a great crystal for assisting you to be more compassionate toward others and thyself. It’s a great crystal to use when going through times of heartbreak, as it can help lead you toward unconditional love.
The crystal can bring a very calming energy and assist the user with finding a sense of inner peace.
Using Aventurine may help you to find inspiration to do more self care. Ready to face any inner work head on and become your best self type of energy! The crystal won’t do the work for you, but may help inspire and motivate you to know you are worthy and you can do it!
Aventurine may help in public and social situations when needing a little help with being empathetic, compassionate and grounded.
Aventurine is here to remind us, right when we feel like giving up, that we can preserve.
Aventurine is also a great stone for mental clarity, as well as helping to boost imagination and creativity.
Aventurine is a great crystal to use when planets are transiting your 10th house, as the crystals may be beneficial for bringing in financial prosperity and abundance in areas of your work and career.
As well when carrying or wearing the stone you may notice others are easily attracted to you and can feel your loving and compassionate energy. Which in turn may help to create a good public image. May assist with business deals, sales, investments and career success.