Aventurine Color


How Color Affects the Value of Aventurine

The most valuable aventurine is a bright green with sparkly flakey green inclusions visible from within the stone. A large, expertly carved and perfectly polished piece will also be worth more.

Very Weak Color: These green aventurine beads are very weakly colored and therefore should not be very valubale (under $20 per strand) Pale Color: This is the most common and well known color of aventurine. This is a nice color -many prefer it to richer shades- but it is not rare or expensive Good Color: This aventurine is the richer, rarer green. You can see the filaments of mica inside the stone that affect its color. Rich Color: This is the richest color of green aventurine. Aventurines with this color are collector’s items.