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Raw carnelian crystal handmade necklaces and rings

Carnelian

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Carnelian ring | Carnelian gemstone ring
Carnelian ring | Carnelian gemstone ring

Carnelian ring | Carnelian gemstone ring

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Metaphysical properties of Carnelian:

  • Promotes courage, confidence and action. Carnelian stimulates motivation and drive.

  • Strengthens the lower chakras, increasing vitality and passion.

  • Aids in decision making by boosting concentration and focus.

  • Calms anger and grounds emotional energy. Releases stress and anxiety.

  • Detoxifies and improves blood circulation. Benefits fertility and sexual health.

  • Protects against envy, rage and resentment. Creates harmony and peace.

  • A vibrant, fiery stone that ignites creativity and passion.

Carnelian FAQ

 

What is carnelian?

  • Carnelian is a variety of chalcedony quartz that is a deep reddish-orange.

Where does carnelian come from?

  • Carnelian is found in Brazil, India, and Uruguay. The best carnelian is found in India and Uruguay.

What are the properties of carnelian?

  • Carnelian is believed to give courage, promote positive life choices, and help with decision making. It is also thought to increase fertility and sex drive, as well as stimulate creativity.

How can I tell if its real carnelian?

  • High quality carnelian will have a clear, deep reddish color and a smooth, glossy surface. Lower quality carnelian can appear more opaque and uneven. Carnelian should not scratch easily and will feel hard and solid.

Is carnelian expensive?

  • Carnelian is an affordable gemstone and considered a semi-precious stone. High quality carnelian can range from $1 to $20 per carat.

How do I care for and clean carnelian?

  • Carnelian should be cleaned regularly using warm, soapy water and a soft cloth. Rinse and dry completely. Avoid harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners which can damage carnelian.

Can carnelian change color over time?

  • Carnelian can fade or darken slightly over time due to environmental factors. Keeping carnelian out of prolonged sun exposure and heat can help minimize color change.

Is carnelian safe to wear everyday?

  • Carnelian is considered a very durable gemstone suitable and safe for everyday wear. Its hardness of 7 makes it resistant to scratches and small impacts.

What jewelry is carnelian suitable for?

  • Carnelian can be made into many types of jewelry like rings, pendants, bracelets, necklaces, cufflinks, beads, and cabochons. Silver or copper metal compliments carnelian well.

How can I tell natural carnelian from dyed carnelian?

  • Natural carnelian will have uneven color distribution, inclusions, and imperfections. Dyed carnelian often has an unnatural, bright orange color that is too even. Natural carnelian also has a slightly dull, matte surface compared to dyed.