Green Aventurine May 10 2013


May 10, 2013

Wow it seems like forever since I have blogged. Crazy month of April! 
We did it. The Mane Event in Red Deer was so amazing. We met the most wonderful souls. Our products where so well received. We where so touched by everyone's support. 

This weekend we celebrate all of the mothers in our lives. 

Treasured Friends, Divas, Nanas and Aunties. 
Grans, Mamas, grandmothers and Cousins.
All beautiful, gracious, wonderful Mothers. 
Walk with pride for all that you have given.
Be grateful for all that has been given to you.

Today lets look at the beautiful stone Green Aventurine. As part of our Spirit Collection it is a perfect heart stone for Mothers Day.

This cool green quartz crystal is strongly indicated for various emotional problems in animals and humans. In ancient Greece Aventurine was sewn into the cloths of men going to war to preserve their courage and optimism. It is said to enhance the sense of humor and cheerfulness of its possessor. 

Chakra association: heart
Common sources: Brazil, India, Russia, 
Astrological association: Aries, Cancer, Taurus, Sagittarius

Some recommendations for Green Aventurine in animal healing:
* boosts resistance to stressful situations
* heals emotional scars
* confidence
* soothes fear and nervousness 
* over sensitivity
* past abuse
* building close, trusting relationships
* also beneficial to nervous riders.

Some associated healing attributes of Green Aventurine for humans:
* creativity
* pre-exam and exam stress
* good for muscles, adrenals and urogenital system
* protects, calms and soothes emotions
* aids in relaxation
* helps those who do not feel loved and have difficulty opening their hearts
* favors empathy and compassion
* reinforces, stabilizes and regenerates the heart
* insomnia
* supports during the treatment of malignant diseases

Green Aventurine chemical composition: Silicate oxide. A form of quartz.
Color: green, may appear sparkly because of the presence of mica.
Hardness: 7
Crystal system: trigonal
Purification and cleansing: cleanse in cold water, salt water,  sunlight. Recharge with other quartz crystal or sunlight. Recommended every two weeks. More often if using it for specific healing.

*A special thanks and recognition to all of the great writers in this field. 
My information is a compilation of bits and pieces from the many books and online information out there. I am so grateful for all  of the insight.*