The Gem Stories


    Material Aventurine

    With sparkly metallic inclusion, Aventurine belongs to the variety of Quartz. The glittery inclusions occur due to the presence of muscovite mica. The sparkling inclusions give a special effect to the gemstone due to which it is known to have an iridescent effect called aventurescence.


    • Species: accidentally discovered by Venetian glass workers in the 18th century. Popular sources include Brazil, Chile, Austria, Tanzania, India and Russia.
    • Color: Green, red-brown, gold-brown, aventurescent
    • Clarity: Translucent to opaque
    • Spiritual meaning: Stone of luck