Carved from natural green aventurine, these unique pendants are drilled horizontally through the ears, making them perfect for pendants and beaded projects. They have back onyx eyes, some may feature banding. Some pieces have flat backs similar to a cabochon while others are rounded. The drilled holes are roughly 2-2.5mm wide. Each pendant is roughly 44-46mm tall. Due to the nature of this stone, there may some minor pitting.
Aventurine is a form of quartz, characterized by its translucency and the presence of platy mineral inclusions that give it a shimmering or glistening effect. The most common color of aventurine is green, but it may also be orange, brown red, purple, yellow, cream, blue, or grey. Interesting fact; Aventurine is named after goldstone, a man-made stone, which was originally called "aventurine glass"! They gave it the name due to its similar schillar to the the man-made glass.
Mohs scale: 6.5-7
Locality: Most green and blue aventurine is found in India, while most other colors are found in Chile, Russia, and Spain.