Aventurine is a type of translucent quartz that garners its various hues from inclusions. Aventurine’s name is born from the Italian word for “by luck” or “chance,” and its lush green shade evokes the gradient of a 4-leaf clover.
MOHs Hardness: 7
Care: To keep your green aventurine clean, use warm water with mild soap and a soft toothbrush or cloth. Do not use a steam cleaner or ultrasonic cleaner. Avoid chemicals, excessive direct sunlight, extreme temperatures, and direct contact with other gemstones (it can wear down the stone).
Healing Properties: Green aventurine is believed to promote vitality, growth, and confidence.