Green Aventurine is known as the “Stone of Opportunity,” thought to be the luckiest of all crystals, especially in manifesting prosperity and wealth, or for increasing favor in competitions or games of chance. Its winning energy makes it a great ally for boosting one’s chances in any situation. This beautiful stone, however, is not merely an attractor of luck, but one that aligns conditions so “opportunity” is inevitable. Green Aventurine releases old patterns, habits and disappointments so new growth can take place. It brings optimism and a zest for life, allowing one to move forward with confidence and to embrace change. It enhances one’s creativity and motivation, and encourages perseverance in maneuvering life’s obstacles. It also reinforces one’s decisiveness and amplifies leadership qualities, injecting a sense of humor and openness to the ideas of others. Aventurine is ideal for soothing quick-tempers or brutal temperaments, and can greatly diminish the effects of domestic strife between spouses. For those looking for love in their mature years, Green Aventurine may be used as a love crystal or added to a Heart Chakra layout as it encourages love later in life. At difficult times in your relationships you may use these stones. For those occasions when you are feeling emotionally wounded... these green quartz crystals may enhance your emotional well-being. This may assist you to come through the experience better and create the best outcome for your greatest good. They will also help you to deal with inner child anxiety caused by childhood problems. Traditionally the stone of gamblers, it is also said to be an aid in balancing emotions helping you keep a poker face. In any event, it is one of the best stones to wear or keep nearby during periods of financial stress, such as when you sit down to pay the monthly bills. If you're the type of person who is prone to lie awake nights worrying about the market, aventurine is equally effective in calming the spirit and restoring a sense of objectivity where financial matters are concerned.