Aventurine is considered to bring both comfort to the wearer, and to enhance self-confidence and leadership abilities. The power assigned to it to promote well-being is one of the main reasons it sits high in the Feng Shui rankings of gems.
It is believed that Aventurine can help to boost confidence and clear and calm the mind, allowing for logical and clear thinking, attributes crucial for leaders. The mind in this state will be able to see opportunities and options better. It is thought to have the added bonus of increasing your reputation among peers and the general perception of you as being likeable and competent. Because of these effects, it is considered a stone of prosperity for anyone working for career success.
Aventurine is used in healing, as practitioners think that it can help speed recovery from life threatening diseases and surgeries. It also neutralizes all sources of electromagnetic smog and pollution.