Carnelian and its Metaphysical Healing Properties
Hardness (Mohs): 6-7
Transparency: Translucent to Opaque
Luster: Vitreous, dull, silky, greasy
Locations: Brazil, India, Siberia, and Germany
Carnelian Keywords for Metaphysical Healing Properties: Creativity, Courage
Carnelian is a brownish-red mineral commonly used as a semi-precious gemstone.
Carnelian is a variety of the silica mineral chalcedony of which quartz is also composed but chalcedony (and Carnelian) have a different crystalline structure to quartz. Carnelian is colored by impurities of iron oxide. The color can vary greatly, ranging from pale orange to red, to an intense almost-black coloration. It is most common in Brazil, India, Siberia, and Germany.
Carnelian is colored by impurities of iron oxide. The color can vary greatly, ranging from pale orange to red, to an intense almost-black coloration. It is most common in Brazil, India, Siberia, and Germany.
Mental and Emotional Properties
Carnelian is is a stone of creativity, individuality, and courage and it has protective energies. It can aid memory, including the recall of past lives.
Carnelian is a stone of protection in general and especially from anger, jealousy, and fear. The creative impulse it encourages can help with the manifestation of intent.
Carnelian can bring good fortune from enhanced courage and strength which can lead to a renewed sense of purpose and self-worth. By these amplified positive attributes, carnelian can ease unhappiness and a sense of hopelessness. It is sometimes called the “actor’s stone”.
Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras.
Red Carnelian Polished Form Jewelry
A Red Carnelian bracelet made by Voltlin that can bring the benefits of contact with this stone to the wearer.
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