Here at YURGA we are huge admirers of a large variety of gemstones, thus we have always been intrigued by the sparkling elegance of aventurine and its charmful glitter. This gemstone, which is a variety of quartz, comes in a beautiful green color and is known for its shimmering flecks of mineral inclusions that give it a unique sparkle and shine. At YURGA Jewelry, we love using aventurine in our handcrafted gold jewelry designs because it adds a touch of natural beauty to each piece.
Aventurine is also known for its healing properties and is said to promote well-being and balance. It is said to be a stone of prosperity and is believed to attract luck and abundance. It is also said to be helpful for decision making and enhances creativity. Many believe that aventurine has the capacity to calm a troubled spirit and bring about inner peace.
Colors of Aventurine
One of the most interesting things about aventurine is its mineral inclusions. These tiny sparkles, often referred to as “aventurescence”, are caused by the presence of mica or other minerals within the quartz crystal. This gives aventurine its unique, sparkling appearance and makes each specimen unique. This mineral can range in color from green, peach, brown, blue and a creamy green, and is often mistaken for amazonite or jade.
Aventurine is found in various locations around the world, including India, Chile, Spain, Russia, Brazil, Austria,and Tanzania. It has a hardness rating of 6.5 on the Mohs scale, making it a durable choice for jewelry.
But Aventurine is not just known for its physical properties, it also has a rich history and cultural significance. It is the Star Sign for Libra and the Planetary stone of Taurus, and has been used as a lucky talisman and is a popular stone for gamblers. Legends say that it is an all-purpose healer, used to reduce stress, develop confidence, imagination and improve prosperity. A legend from ancient Tibet says that aventurine was used to improve nearsightedness and to increase the wearer’s creativity.
The name Aventurine comes from an accident! Sometime during the 18th century, Venetian glass workers were preparing molten glass when copper filings accidentally fell into the batch producing a glass with sparkles. The name aventurine comes from the Italian “a ventura,” which means”by chance”.
At YURGA Jewelry, we love the way aventurine looks when paired with gold. The warm tones of gold complement the cool hues of aventurine, creating a beautiful contrast that is both elegant and eye-catching. Whether it’s a statement ring, a pair of earrings, or a delicate necklace, aventurine adds a touch of natural beauty and sophistication to any piece of handcrafted gold jewelry.
In conclusion, aventurine is a gemstone that has something to offer for everyone. Its sparkling beauty, healing properties, and association with prosperity make it a fascinating gemstone to collect and treasure. Its versatility and elegance make it a perfect choice for handcrafted gold jewelry, and at YURGA Jewelry, we are proud to offer a wide range of aventurine-adorned jewelry pieces that are sure to delight and inspire.
At YURGA Jewelry, we love incorporating Aventurine into our handmade gold jewelry designs. Whether you’re looking for a stunning Aventurine ring or a delicate Aventurine necklace, we have a wide selection of unique and beautiful pieces for you to choose from. And as always, all of our jewelry is handmade with the utmost care and attention to detail.
We at YURGA highly recommend Aventurine for its beauty, durability and the meaning it holds. And if you’re looking for an exclusive and unique piece of jewelry, don’t hesitate to check out YURGA Jewelry’s collection of Aventurine jewelry.