Aventurine The name Aventurine is derived from Italian "Ventura", meaning luck. It is attributed the capability of absorbing negative energies. It is recommended for those suffering from stress, nerves or lack of energy caused by illness or working in excess. It is a stone that provides balance between mind and body. It is recommended to people who are afraid of committing uncontrolled acts. Aventurine reinforces leadership and determination; it promotes compassion and empathy, as it strengthens perseverance. Also, it is highly appreciated to counteract geopathic stress. Carrying aventurine protects us against electromagnetic radiation, absorbing it. In the ancient times it was used in sorcery, and in the healing of spiritual or physical wounds.
The word Jade is derived from the Spanish "piedra de ijada", loin stone. Two different kinds of minerals are called Jade: Nephrite and Jadeite; they are similar at view, but made up of different elements. Jade is called the Justice Stone, it is recommended to carry a piece in a pocket when Justice is required. Jade was already used in Ancient China, Mesopotamia and in Pre-Columbian civilizations. Jade Amulets, utensils and ornaments, dated 5000 years old, have been found in China. According to Chinese Mythology, Jade is dried dragon sperm. According to the Mayas it was the stone of creation. Jade symbolizes clarity, justice, modesty and courage. It is the stone of the feelings and the emotions. It brings good luck in business and in gambling.
Marble is a metamorphic rock, composed of recrystallized limestone rocks. Connemara marble is unique from Ireland's west coast. Traditionally, it has been used to carve symbols. Also, there's the belief that it brings good luck.
The word Hematite is derived from the Greek word for blood "haima" because hematite can be red, as in rogue. The name of the specularite variety comes from the Greek word for mirror, "speculum". Hematite relaxes the mind, and improves memory. It provides calmness. It has been used since the ancient times due to its capacity to attract good luck. It is a very powerful amulet for avoiding accidents. It boosts self-trust. It clears up thoughts, and improves intellectual capacity.
Pyrite Its name comes from the Greek "pyr" (fire). It sparks when it's clashed against other metals. It has a cubic crystallization; it can be found as an octahedron or dodecahedron crystal. In the ancient Egypt was already known its protective power, and it was used as an ornament in the priests vest, in necklaces or in religious images. It is especially appropriate for business, studies and communication. It is useful to carry one piece in the pocket or close to us for protection against negative energies.