Carnelian is the red, orange, or amber variety of Chalcedony. Though often a solid color, it may also be banded, in which case it would be jointly classified as both Agate and Carnelian. Carnelian is an ancient gemstone, having been used as a gem material since antiquity.
The masculine Red Carnelian was said to be more active in its power and less about shedding the old and embracing the fiery energy of the new. It was there to stimulate love and passion. Warriors would string Carnelian around their necks to give them courage in battle.
This stone stimulates the muscles, helping oxygen to flow freely, and keeping your tissues and organs healthy. It is believed to help with exhaustion, lack of energy, male potency, and sex drive. Lower back problems or rheumatism will also find Red Carnelian properties useful. The warm vibrations bring healing to bones and ligaments and help you to feel loose and limber rather than stiff and cold. It is also believed to detoxify those with alcohol, drugs, and other stimulant issues. It is associated with the Solar plexus.
Red Carnelian stones are also said to be magnets for prosperity and good luck, and courage. It’s often used when good fortune is needed, making this a lucky stone. it also functions as a crystal of ambition, determination, and drive,.
Key Words: Protection, Power, Health, Courage
Affirmation: I will not underestimate myself.
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