CarnelianCarnelian is a form of Chalcedony poccuriong in red, orange or red-brown. Carnelian protects against fear, envy, and rage, and helps to banish sorrow from the emotional structure. The message of carnelian is that since one "is" love, there is nothing to do but to offer the love - each offering of love bringing an exponential increase in the quantity of love returned. Carnelian stimulates inquisitiveness and subsequent initiative. It can assist one in drama and pursuits related to theatrical presentations.

Carnelian is said to have been one of the twelve stones in the breast-plate of the high priest, each stone representing one of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Carnelian was recovered from Bronze Age Minoamlayers at Knossos on Cretein a form that demonstrated its use in decorative arts;this use dates to approximately 1800 BC. Carnelian was used widely during Roman times 2000 years before the present era to make signet or seal rings for imprinting a seal with wax on correspondence or other important documents. Hot wax does not stick to Carnelian.

White Carnelian
Carnelian is in tune with the energies of the Earth. Its strong connection with the Earth makes it a good stone to help keep you anchored and comfortable with your environment. Carnelian's grounding influence allows you to fell settled and more secure.

Carnelian's stimulating energies influence the reproductive organs. This stone has long been used as a fertility symbol for this reason.

Carnelian can also help to stimulate creativity. It seems to have a clearing effect, dispelling negative energies as it replaces them with positive ones. This can make it easier to find direction, and its grounding effects can make it easier for you to feel in control of your life. This makes carnelian a good stone for people who feel like they are going nowhere.Carnelian can help with motivation, allowing you to find the energy to make the most out of life. It is also said to help purify the blood and the liver, giving you more physical energy. This makes carnelian a good stone for people considering new projects or directions.White carnelian is actually chalcedony.

Chalcedony promotes calm and peace. Chalcedony can be virtually any color of the rainbow. It is commonly pale blue, yellow, brown or gray with nearly waxlike luster. A white, buff, or light tan species of chalcedony are also occured.

Chalcedony is a finely crystallized or fibrous quartz that forms rounded crusts, rinds, or stalactites in volcanic and sedimentary rocks. Chalcedony is a precious stone that occurs in many forms, colors, and shapes.

The Romans prized chalcedony as seals, and the Victorians carved them into an endless array of cameos and intaglios. Chalcedony was used in Renaissance magic for health and safety. In all ages chalcedony has been the stone most used by the gem engraver, and many colored varieties are still cut and polished as ornamental stones.

This beautiful stone is believed to banish fear, hysteria, depression, mental illness and sadness. Chalcedony reduces fever. Wearing chalcedony is believed to be excellent for eyes.

Chalcedony prevents from touchiness and melancholy. Worn by many to promote calm and peace. Chalcedony also stimulates creativity.

Chalcedony is found in many parts of the world, but the most prized Chalcedony are from India, Madagascar, Burma, Brazil, Mexico & USA.

The word carnelian is derived from the Latin word caro, carnis meaning flesh, in reference to the flesh color sometimes exhibited.