About this Mala:
108 8mm Aventurine Mala Beads, with cloisonne markers, finished with an Aventurine guru bead, adjustable Snakeknot, and Aventurine adornments.
Aventurine is a type of Quartz frequently used for carvings and cabochons. Aventurine is mainly dark green, sometimes with a glittery metallic appearance caused by green mica inclusions. Hematite inclusions cause a reddish or greyish sparkle. Aventurine was originally an accidental discovery made by Venetian glass-workers during the 18th century. The name Aventurine was derived from Italian words “a ventura”, which means “by chance.” Deposits are found in Brazil, India, Austria, Russia, and Tanzania.
Aventurine: Aids with circulation, blood disorders, and thyroid issues, and can help clear congestion and allergies. Legend says it is an all-purpose healer, used to reduce stress, develop confidence, enhance imagination, and improve prosperity. A legend from ancient Tibet says that Aventurine was used to improve nearsightedness and to increase the wearer’s creativity. Many believe that Aventurine has the capacity to calm a troubled spirit and bring about inner peace.
All malas have a 30 day guarantee to protect from breakage. Complimentary Silk Mala Bag included!