Aventurine was first discovered in the 18th Century. Its name comes from the Italian, “a ventura,” or “all’avventura,” meaning, “by chance.” One day sometime in the 1700’s, a worker accidentally dropped metal filings into a vat of melting glass. When the glass cooled, it was used to make jewellery as it had beautiful, random iridescent sparkles throughout it. The name “aventurine” was later given to the natural stone as it looked like this glass.
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