Directory of Gems - Gem Dictionary - reference guide to Aventurine
Aventurine ranges in color from green, peach, brown, blue and a creamy green. Besides its uses in jewelry, aventurine is also used for ornamental purposes like vases, bowls, and figurines. Legends say that it is an all-purpose healer, used to reduce stress, develop confidence, imagination and improve prosperity. The most common color of aventurine is green, but it may also be orange, brown, yellow, blue or gray. Adventurine is a form of quartz.
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