Carnelian is a vibrant warm stone that represents the sun and has a hardiness of a 7.
Carnelian is a variety of chalcedony and is a microcrystalline quartz. As a chalcedony, carnelian is formed from the intergrowth of two silica minerals with differing crystal structures: quartz and moganite.
Carnelian appears in a vibrant range of fire-orange reds to brown-reds. The reddish tints in the translucent stone are due to one of its ingredients: iron oxide.
A stabilizing stone with high energy, Carnelian anchors into the present reality and is excellent for restoring vitality. Carnelian removes the fear of death and assists in positive life choices.
This stone is useful for overcoming abuse, it helps you to trust yourself and perceptions, overcoming negative conditioning. This is an emotion that many people have trouble with that originates from childhood, recent troubling times and in the work place.
This stone is beneficial for - courage, vitality, metabolism, weak memory, anger, emotional negativity, blood disorders, heart, circulation, depression in advanced years and for those that suffer from headaches.
Carnelian pairs well with clear quartz, red jasper, moonstone, tigers eye and calcite.