Carnelian

Carnelian stones boost fertility and physical intimacy and have strong healing energy.  They have strong energy to accelerate your motivation. Carnelian will give you the courage and confidence to move forward on a new path in life. Carnelians are stones of action and have quite powerful energy to help to boost motivation and clarification.

This Carnelian power crystal stimulates ambition and drive and has a powerful action to aid creative gifts. Their energy also maintains an improved flow of life force energy via the blood.  The vibration of Carnelian’s bright orange stone may aid you to clarify your goals, so you can find your best direction in life. At the same time, they are quite stimulating but may help to soothe anger or rage and bring calm.

In ancient times Carnelian was a stone used to protect the dead on their journey to the afterlife. They are beneficial healing crystals for you to utilize to aid the health of the physical body. This stone is also spelled Cornelian and there are a couple of possible meanings for this stone’s name. The first relates to the Latin Word Carne which means flesh, as some stones are flesh-colored. The other possible meaning of its name is said to relate to its color being like the Kornel or cornel cherry.

You may also see them selling as Carnelian Agate or Carnelian Jasper. While these names are not usually they will probably still be referring to the same stone. It is a cryptocrystalline form of silica, meaning that is it in the quartz family of minerals.

Carnelian mineral is in the chalcedony family as it is one of the varieties of the silica mineral that contains iron oxide. This creates a beautiful translucent type of orange chalcedony in a range of orange hues. The bright clear orange Carnelian stones are the most common but it occurs in many beautiful shades of orange. The intensity of the color of this variety of chalcedony relates to the level of iron impurities it contains. So the color ranges from bright orange-red to lighter colors such as pale orange, pink, or light flesh-colored.

These Carnelian stones may also be a deeper reddish-orange, reddish-brown, rusty brown, grey, red or brownish-red mineral. You can commonly buy Carnelian tumble stones, as well as raw natural unpolished chunks of the stone and lovely polished gemstone jewelry is fairly easy to get.

Deposits of Carnelian have been found in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Iceland, Britain, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, and a number of places in the United States. But much of the best Carnelian stone comes from India.

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