Aventurine beads, organidc body jewelry and pendants at wholesale prices

Aventurine Beads and body jewelry

Aventurine is a form of quartz characterised by its translucency and the presence of platy mineral inclusions that give a shimmering or glistening effect termed aventurescence. Aventurine is an opaque or semi-translucent brown glass flecked with small metallic particles of copper or chromic oxide. Also known as sunstone, aventurine may be any of the several varieties of quartz or feldsparflecked with particles of mica, hematite or other materials. Aventurine derives its name from the Italian "peravventura", meaning "by chance". It is a chalcedony with small inclusions of any of various shiny minerals that give the stone a glistening effect known as aventurescence. The color of the aventurescence depends on the mineral included in the stone. Mica inclusions give a yellow or silver sheen. Goethite and Hematite inclusions give a red or gray sheen. Fuschite inclusions give a green sheen.

Aventurine has the capacity to calm a troubled mind thereby bringing inner peace. The strong green color of this crystal lends itself to prosperity meditations. Aventurine is said to increase confidence, and gratitude, promotes emotional tranquality and positive attitudes. The gemstone is an excellent protector of the heart chakra and balances the male/female energies. Aventurine is cut and polished into cabochons, beads and body jewelry and is sometimes carved into ornamental figures. It is believed to posses physical healing powers and a lucky talisman for those born under the astrological signs of Aries, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Taurus and Libra. The gemstone is found in Brazil, India, Japan, Russia, Tanzania, and USA.

Aventurine stones/quartz and beads are offered at wholesale prices from Dream Factory Beads and pangaeabodyart and are available in different shades of green color and are sometimes mistaken as jade due to their blended green color. These beads are different from jade, but due to the presence of blended green color, they are frequently used as highly esteemed ornamental stones for carving and jewelry. Green aventurine beads are believed to calm one's anxiety and emotion and bring opportunity. It is considered as a symbol of good luck. These beads, pendants and body jewelry are used in beaded necklaces, beaded rings, beaded bracelets, beaded earrings, beaded gem stones and beaded gemstone jewelry such as spirals, plugs, hangers and earrings.

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