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The Magic of Green Aventurine

Written by Dragana Ivanovska

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Posted on May 01 2020

Invigorate Yourself With Joy & Luck

Green Aventurine is a well-known crystal for its ability to energize your spirit, help you revitalize and invigorate yourself with joy.

Many practices use Green Aventurine in meditations that revolve around connecting with the Earth element, and finding inner balance.

Green Aventurine is the green variety of Quartz with a lot of bright inclusions, where it’s green color radiates with energy for balancing the Heart Chakra.

Green Aventurine name derives from the Italian saying “a ventura or all’avventura” which in translation means “by chance”.

This refers to the lucky energy that Green Aventurine invites, which even had the crystal be known as a “gambler’s stone” at one point in time.

More about Green Aventurine

Keywords for Green Aventurine:

Some keywords for Green Aventurine include healing, luck, balance, harmony, joy, transformation, and energizing. If you are seeking balance or increasing positive joyful energy in your life, then Green Aventurine is the crystal you want to pair up while meditating.

If you want to let go of old habits and pave the road towards joy for yourself, then the beautiful energy of Green Aventurine can help you do so.

If you want to establish inner harmony, then Green Aventurine can help you do so through balancing and healing your heart chakra. Wearing Green Aventurine can add a boost to your energy levels, return your zest for life, and even help in inviting a little luck your way.

Origin of Green Aventurine :

Green Aventurine is a fairly common crystal and is available mainly in India. It can also be found in Spain and Russia

Are There Different Types of Green Aventurine?

No! There are different types and varieties of Aventurine – Green Aventurine is one of them. There are also Blue Aventurine, Peach Aventurine and Red Aventurine

How To Tell If Your Green Aventurine Is Real?

A couple of quick tips to check if your Green Aventurine is real are:

  • Green Aventurine is deep green.

  • Color will not be consistent all around, it should vary.

  • An authentic Green Aventurine is usually mostly clear in appearance where bubbles and discolorations are unlikely.

  • Look for imperfections, natural stones have imperfections even if they are cut.

Green Aventurine Mohs Hardness:

The Mohs Hardness for Green Aventurine is 6.5 -  7.0 making it a durable stone.  Also, this makes it so you use it for Gem Water.

How To Cleanse Your Green Aventurine:

Green Aventurine can be cleansed in a variety of ways. 

  • Smudging with sage, lavender or Palo Santo is a great way to cleanse your Green Aventurine. 

  • Using a tuning fork will also do the trick. 

  • A tap or two will knock off any yucky energy. 

  • Also, since Green Aventurine has Mohs Hardness of 6.5 - 7.0, you can cleanse this stone with salt water as well.  Soak your crystal in bowl of water with sea salt for at least 20 to 30 minutes.

  • Finally, leaving your Green Aventurine under a Full Moon on your windowsill will cleanse it fully and thoroughly.  No matter what way you chose to cleanse your Green Aventurine,  just be sure to set an intention that your crystal be cleansed with all that does not belong to you.

Chakras Green Aventurine Connects Best With:

Green Aventurine is a crystal that is used to balance the Heart Chakra because it can be used to attract an abundance of love from the Universe. Although the Heart Chakra is primarily our gateway to universal and infinite love, the Heart Chakra is also the center of self-acceptance, deeper understanding of ourselves, personal growth, and most importantly the center of harmony and balance.

Although all other chakras belong either to the chakras of matter or chakras of spirit, the Heart Chakra stands on her own, as a balancer, the bridge between spirit and matter. By working on your Heart Chakra with Green Aventurine, you can gain a deeper understanding of yourself, of your very soul, and find the balance you needed to restore yourself. It’s also an excellent crystal to help you enhance your connection with the Heart Chakra, balance it, and enhance its energy.

Birthstone Month for Green Aventurine:

Green Aventurine is the birthstone for people born between April 20 - May 20

Zodiac Sign for Green Aventurine:

The sign of Gemini is connected with Green Aventurine.

Planet Connected with Green Aventurine:

If you are wishing to connect with Mercury, Green Aventurine is highly connected to this planet.  Mercury governs how you communicate, process information and share your thoughts.

Element Green Aventurine Connect With:

Green Aventurine is connected to the element of Earth. Earth is believed to be connected with balance, strength, courage, and harmony.

Affirmations Associated With Green Aventurine:

Some key affirmations to use with Green Aventurine are:

  • I am awakening and creating my own damn magic.

  • All actions that I take come from a place of love.

  • I am aware of the love surrounding me and the love within me.

  • I am loving and caring towards myself.

  • I sense beautiful, vibrant, lucky energy invigorating me.

  • I am receiving abundance in every aspect of my life.

  • I accept every part of myself and love it dearly.

The Best Ways to Use Green Aventurine

There are soo many ways to use Green Aventurine in your crystal healing work.  The top three ways are in gem water, a third eye meditation and in a crystal grid. 

 For Heart Chakra Meditation:

  • Lay down in a comfortable position

  • Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath

  • Place your Green Aventurine on your chest, between your breasts.

  • Sit with the Green Aventurine in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breathing.

  • When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe.

  • Repeat whenever you need harmony & balance.

You can use Green Aventurine for a Crystal Grid to focus on developing your self-love and connecting with your inner self. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here.

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