40-50mm - Sold Individually
Crystal Details: Carnelian is a reddish brown orange opaque variety of Chalcedony and is found worldwide. Carnelian is also known as Cornelian.
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Hardness: On Mohs scale of mineral hardness - grade 6.5-7 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
Colour: Carnelian (or cornelian) is a orange mineral which is a variety of the silica mineral chalcedony coloured by impurities of iron oxide. The colour can vary greatly ranging from pale orange to an intense almost-black colouration. Markings in carnelian tend to appear as spots, stripes or blend into each other and it's mostly a translucent stone which exhibits a vitreous lustre
Uses: Crystals are a gift of nature that have been cherished and appreciated by humankind for for millennia. There are countless ways we can incorporate crystals into our daily lives. Placed around the home, worn as jewellery or simply held in the hand they remind us of our relationship with nature and Mother Earth.
It is known that crystals, due to their atomic makeup, hold heat and focus light energy, the often used example is quartz crystals being used in watches to generate an electric charge. Beyond this, it is said that crystals and gemstones have different energies that can be used to enhance your own energetic vibrations. Each gemstone is known for its unique 'energetic' properties.
Properties: Creativity - Invigorating - Grounding
A stone of joy that warms and energises. Carnelians are stones of action, that will give you the courage and confidence to move forward on a new path in life. This power stone stimulates ambition and drive. Carnelian increases personal power and physical energy, gives courage, combats sluggishness and boosts creativity and compassion. Mentally, Carnelian focuses analytical capabilities, and aids meditation by allowing deeper concentration and keeping out interrupting thoughts. Carnelian is useful in making decisions by keeping us focused on the here and now and not on past experiences. Carnelian encourages initiative and determination.
Physically, Carnelian increases blood circulation, aids in male impotency, increases appetite, alleviates problems of the liver, bladder, kidneys and spleen. It can help with PMS as well as anxiety associated with sexual anxieties.
Tip: Carnelian is a great crystal for cleansing other crystals. Simply place it in a bag with all your other tumblestones and you will never need to cleanse them by any other method.
Historical Uses/Folklore: In ancient times it was a stone used to protect the dead on their journey to the after-life.
Chakra: Sacral (Svadhistana)
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