Price is per 16-inch strand of these unusual beads - each measures 8mm.
Aventurine also belongs to the quartz family. Although sometimes called new jade, aventurine often has inclusions (due to green fuchsite mica) which creates a speckle, differing from genuine jadeite.
Spiritualists believe aventurine has the ability to purify the spirit and bring balance to male and female energies. Its capacity to calm and bring inner-peace makes aventurine a very important stone in the spiritual realm. Green is the color of healing - with aventurine the all-purpose healer. Not only good for physical disorders, blockages and migraine, but also healing on all levels.