Carnelian – Every GEM has its Story!
“Welcome to the World of Carnelian”
The warm sun rays illuminating the darkroom, there is a cup of hot coffee sitting next to an old journal. The hot steam rises from the cup and dance in the golden sun rays before getting lost in the sky. Autumn air sweeping in the room through open windows dried up leaves on the ground. The crackling sound of dry leaves can be heard from distant. There are warmth and Love everywhere filling you with a passion for life. This is the world of Carnelian, a world where life is pure and full of joy, where the sun rises to feed your soul with exuberance.
A glassy, translucent stone, it is an orange-colored one of a range of Chalcedony. It is well known for its brilliant orange and red-orange crystals.
Carnelian is the Birthstone of people born in August and September.
Let me tell you My Origin –
Carnelian which is often referred to as ‘cornelian’ is named after the color of cornel cherry. It is one of the oldest known Gemstones dating back to 4000 years. In ancient times it was known as the jewelry of the nobles, many emperors and rich merchants used it as accessories.
It has been used throughout the Greek, Roman and Babylonian era, where people used to wear it as amulets and make insignia rings and seals out of it.
It has a very distinct role in Christianity. It is also believed that Carnelian was one of the twelve Gemstones worn on the breastplate of Aaron, the first high priest of the Israelite and a prophet.
This is considered a Red Quartz mineral used as a Gemstone found commonly in India, Russia, Brazil, and Germany. It has a distinct red color ranging from pale orange to intense brownish-red. The presence of color is due to the accumulation of iron particles within a colorless Quartz Crystal. The color of this Gem can be enhanced by heating.
Talk about my Use and Purity –
It is a cryptocrystalline-microcrystalline silicon dioxide, ranging from 6.5-7 on the Mohs scale. It is mostly transparent or opaque, when it is held against the light it appears to be cloudy. It has a waxy luster that appears heavenly when viewed under sunlight.
It is cut in various shapes most popular being round, oval and cushion-shaped and hearts. Similar to the Carnelian is similar to sard, which is harder and darker. Both the Carnelian and sard are a different range of the silica mineral Chalcedony.
Carnelian because of its impeccable exquisiteness is used as ornamental and decorative in various forms.
Carnelian is worn as various types of jewelry design because of its excellent hardness and durability. It can be worn as pendants, bracelets, necklaces and everyday Gemstone Rings. Carnelian stones are desired by both, men and women. For men, the Carnelian is a magnificent Gemstone for Cabochon ring designs. Carnelian is also very popular among Christians for the making of religious rings.
It is also used in making various sculptures, decorative and cameos.
I do have Certain Powers –
Besides having excellent aesthetic and brilliance Carnelian is known to have great powers. From being a good Luck Charm to helping in communication skill Carnelian Gemstone does it all.
With this Gemstone in your life, your overall growth and Healing are guaranteed. It stimulates metabolism and increases the supply of blood to the organs. Carnelian is also helpful in detoxifying from drugs and alcohol. It is extremely helpful and beneficial in childbirth by increasing the fertility of both sexes and overcoming impotence.
It also possesses inner Healing powers by restoring a lack of motivation, self-confidence and bringing back lost trust.
Being the Crystal of action, it alleviates procrastination and encourages one to pursue and achieve their goals by stimulating courage and embracing any hurdles that may come in their way.
Different shades of this Gem have different significance. Orange Carnelian is a stone of physical pleasure and intimacy. It brings joy and happiness among friends and family. It is also used in meditations as it elevates relaxation.
Red is the color of passion and fierceness. Red carnelian boosts self-confidence and brings back lost passion for living.
Scarlet Carnelian is the key to strengthening relationships with family and friends. It leads you to victory by overcoming your deep-lying fears and improving self-reliance.
Yes, you are the one
This Gemstone is what you need when the warm sun rays of good days get clouded by dark times when your fears and hurdles come knocking on your door when the view to your goals get blurry.
With its excellent powers, it is no less than an adviser that we all wish to have, with its beauty and healing nature it is the best friend that we all desire.
Fill your life with Love, warmth, joy, and happiness with a Semi-Precious Carnelian Gemstone.
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