Carnelian (or cornelian) is a reddish-brown mineral which is a variety of the silica mineral chalcedony coloured by impurities of iron oxide. The colour can vary greatly ranging from pale orange to an intense almost-black colouration. Carnelian name, on the other hand, comes from “cornu”, a Latin term that means cornum or horn that means cherry. Moreover, it comes from the Latin word “carneus” which means “made of flesh” or “flesh”. Carnelian can be found all over the world, This gemstone is mined in various countries including in the USA and UK, Scotland, Germany, Madagascar, Botswana, India, Brazil, and South Africa.
A stabilising stone, Carnelian restores vitality & motivation, & stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy & motivates for success. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind.
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Apr 20-May 20), Cancer (Jun 21-July 22), Leo (Jul 23-Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 22-Sept 23)
Chakra: Root & Sacral
Please Note: Natural gemstone or semi-precious stone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have a tiny flaw. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece of gemstone vary in colour and size. Image may look different (colour) due to many monitor or device resolutions.
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