Banded Carnelian Tumbled Set (Medium)
DESCRIPTION: Set of six very attractive tumbled Banded Carnelian. Carnelian is orange Chalcedony, cryptocrystalline quartz. Most of it comes from India, Brazil, and Uruguay. It is an ancient stone with a rich history of use in many cultures. You will receive the typical item shown.
SIZE: Medium, 1/2 – 3/4 inch in length. Weighs about 20 grams.
USES: Carnelian brings us orange, the color of joy and friendship. Joy is pure emotion, an elusive one, but a heartfelt one. Often as people grow older, they lose the capacity for experiencing pure joy. It can be a simple delight or a deep, lasting feeling. If something seems to be missing but you can’t really describe it, perhaps a bit of orange mixed in your daily life is needed.
Carnelian is an ancient amulet of luck and has a long association with Virgo. It was reported to help staunch the flow of blood from a wound, and to protect from the Devil. All in all a powerful amulet.
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Quick Healing Overview: Carnelian captivates. Its bold energy brings a rush of warmth and joy that lingers, stimulating and empowering. Known as a stone of motivation and endurance, leadership, and courage, Carnelians have protected and inspired throughout history. Carnelian is said to attract prosperity, new resources, and good luck. It is a talisman for success in any money-making venture.
Birthstone & Zodiac Uses: Carnelian, also called Sardius, was historically the birthstone for August. Carnelian which is orange in color is the true birthstone of those born at the end of summer (August 22-September 22). Carnelian is the traditional zodiac stone for those born under the sign Virgo, between August 23 and September 22, at the end of summer and the beginning of harvest.
Uses in Meditation: When used in meditation, Carnelian assists in the understanding of how to bring a concept into being, and how to manifest it into action.
For Chakra Balancing: Carnelian, in its beautiful shades of orange, stimulates the Sacral Chakra located below the navel and above the pubic bone at the front of the pelvis. It controls the flow of energy and is the body’s center of gravity. It is the center of the Life Force of the body and controls the flow of information from the body to the mind and from the mind to the body. Carnelian, in shades of red, is also a powerful ally in healing Root Chakra blockages and traumas, aiding one in recovering vital information about oneself and one’s purpose on Earth. The Root Chakra is located at the base of the spine and controls the energy for kinesthetic feeling and movement.
Crystal Color Energy: Orange Carnelian brings joy and friendship, pleasure, and family togetherness. It is a happy and sharing stone, integrating the parts of our communal lives, bringing things and people together. Carnelian, in shades of scarlet, combines the energy of the pure red ray and the exuberance and joy of the orange. It is the color of strength and vitality, both physical and spiritual. Scarlet crystals help overcome fear and improve self-reliance and are the crystals of victory, success, and skill.
Associated Goddesses: The Egyptians used Carnelian to symbolize the love of Isis. Medallions of Carnelian were made for the deceased to assure her support in the afterlife. Carnelian is also perfect for devotions to Ceridwen, the Welsh Mother and Knowledge Goddess.
Feng Shui Uses: Carnelian utilizes Fire Energy. Fire energy is the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, illumination, and activity. It is Yang in nature. It is the energy of heat, action, emotion, and passion – of ideas, concepts, and sex. It is traditionally associated with the south area of a home or room and with the fame and reputation area of your dwelling.
Uses in Divination: The Divinatory meaning of orange Carnelian is… You may get the chance to breathe new life into a relationship.
Talisman Energy: Carnelian is a Seeker Transformer crystal. Seekers contain the crystal energy structure that aligns the natural energy of the crystal to the natural power of the human mind to find the way to new horizons and new capabilities. Transformer crystals enhance efforts to change our situations, prospects, health, outlook, or relationships.