Stone Properties: Carnelian is an orange-colored variety of Chalcedony. Its name is derived from its resemblance in color to the Kornel type of cherry.
Metaphysical Properties: Carnelian activates the first, second and third chakras, bringing an influx of life force, sexual and creative energies, and assertive will. It is a powerful aid to those who wish to build their confidence, courage, passion and power. Carnelian is a stone of physical vitality and energy, and can act spiritually to help one regain one’s strength after illness or injury.