Aventurines’ meaning comes from the Italian word Aventura which means chance, a hint at the great fortune this stone can bestow upon you.
Aventurine is a heart chakra stone, it’s always ready to rouse those feelings of far-flung love and fantasy but in a way that feels strong and healthy, ever ready to raise you up.
Most aventurine quartz is silvery, yellow, reddish brown, or green. Extensive beds in mica schist occur in the Russian Urals. Green aventurine, coloured by a chrome mica, has been found in the state of Tamil Nadu (formerly Madras), India; in China; and in Rutland, Vt. Spain, Austria, and Tanzania produce smaller amounts of aventurine.
Aventurine has a number of bynames and trade names, including adventurine, adventurine quartz and Indian "jade."Besides being used for beads and jewelry-making, aventurine is also carved into ornamental or décor pieces such as bowls, vases and statuettes.