SKU # 3338882164
Measures approximately diameter of 2.68″ Weighs approximately 15.2 oz.
We so enjoyed doing our best to capture the true beauty of this one of kind piece, uniquely created by nature, from Madagascar. Even with our best efforts, may vary slightly in person, due to photography lighting and environmental surroundings. We feel it is even more beautiful in person.
Carnelian is a red-orange, to orange-brown colored variety of Chalcedony, a mineral in the Quartz family, and has a hardness of 7. The Quartz in this type of Chalcedony is arranged in fibrous layers and is banded in varying shades. In ancient times, Carnelian was believed to give the wearer courage in battle and to help timid speakers become bold.
It is said that the cheerful red-orange, to orange-brown color of Carnelian is an expression of its power to increase energy, awaken creativity, hidden talents, compassion and personal power. Also believed, its uplifting vibrations help to stabilize the energy in a home and support loving relationships. Carnelian is thought to improve memory, alleviate sorrow and grief, increase courage, lessen anger, jealousy and fear. Believed to be a grounding and stabilizing stone and to increase your metabolism, restore vitality and improve the flow of energy through the body. It is also believed Carnelian can be used to overcome fatigue and depression, relieve PMS and other reproductive problems and for treating disorders of blood and circulation, particularly where there is a lack of warmth. Carnelian is thought to be excellent for meditation.