Carnelian is a type of chalcedony, which is a variety of quartz. It has been used for thousands of years in jewelry and decorative arts. The origin of carnelian varies, but significant deposits have been found in India, Brazil, Uruguay, and Madagascar, among other places.
In terms of appearance, carnelian typically exhibits a range of warm colors, including shades of orange, red, and brown. Its color can vary from pale orange to deep reddish-brown, often with translucent to opaque clarity. Carnelian is prized for its vibrant hues and waxy luster, which gives it a smooth, polished appearance when cut and polished. It commonly occurs in translucent to opaque formations, often in nodules or irregular masses.
Carnelian is better known for its effects on the Sacral chakra, but it is an excellent crystal for the Third Eye and helps with insight and clairvoyance. Carry Carnelian when needed to increase "joie de vivre" and stamina. Meditate with Carnelian to help with transitions or increase insight.
Carnelian is a very protective gemstone that is also used for wealth and wisdom. Carnelian is excellent for helping to get rid of unwanted or negative energies. It can help to protect you against psychic attack. It is an intuitive enhancing crystal.
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