Aventurine often has golden mica flecks. This stone takes its name from the Italian “per avventura”, meaning “by chance”. Known as the Gambler’s Stone, it is carried to bring good fortune and break runs of bad luck. IIt has been associated with the Heart Chakra, The Planet Mercury, the Zodiac Signs of Gemini, Libra, Taurus and the Element of Earth.
Aventurine has been used in the past to bring good luck and prosperity and protect from misfortune. It is often described as a stone of general healing and fertility it is said to also dissolve unhealthy thoughts. Often used with eyesight issues and inflammation, this stone is said to also be good with anxiety attacks, with promoting empathy and calm inner peace.