Tag Archives: aries

About Stones: Aventurine

aventurine

Astrological Sign: Aries
Chakra: Solar Plexus, Heart
Lore: Aventurine enhances creativity and amplifies leadership qualities. It reveals what makes us happy or unhappy, stimulates dreaming, and helps make our dreams come true.
Geology: Aventurine is a massive green quartz that obtains its sparkling color from inclusions of fuchsite, a chromium mica. The name is from the Italian “a ventura” meaning randomly, a reference to the random deposits of mica contained within.
Localities: India, Brazil

About Stones: Apache Tear

apachetear

Astrological Sign: Aries
Chakra: Root
Lore: Traditionally, the apache tear is said to be one of the tears shed by Native American women in mourning for their warriors who were driven from a cliff by the U.S. cavalry. It is used for comfort in times of grief, providing insight and acceptance.
Geology: The apache tear is a small black nodule of obsidian or volcanic glass. The main obsidian flow has been altered to a whitish porous rock called perlite containing unaltered transparent glassy nodules.
Locality: Arizona