Natural Carnelian Pendant – Carnelian gemstone is a neatural
earthly colored stone that makes beautiful pendants. The colors range from an
attractive sunset orange to a deep brownish red. The presence of iron mineral
is the reason for its distinct color.
Carnelian is from the quartz mineral family and it has
discovered worldwide. Although larger deposits of this gem have been found in
Uruguay, Brazil, Madagascar, India, Peru, South Africa and USA.
The use of Carnelian gemstones goes back into ancient
times, with records written over 4000 years ago. It was considered a stone for
the wealthy and elite class. Those with noble status were buried with this
gemstone. In the Christian scriptures, Carnelian is one of the twelve gemstones
on the breastplate of Aaron, who is a prophet and high priest. The use of this
stone has been incorporated in seals, insignia rings, emblems, amulets and
Metaphysically this gem was considered the ‘luck’
stone and was often worn as a lucky charm. It is said that it can guard the
wearer from harm and negative energy, while improving humour and mood.
Physically Carnelian is said to be helpful with issues relating to the
reproductive system such as infertility, impotency and frigidity. It can also
help with insomnia, energy, skin irritations, depression and neuralgia.
It is said
Carnelian is for the root and sacral chakra. It is the birthstone for July and
for people born under the Leo zodiac.
The durability and hardness makes it perfect for
jewelry, cameo, figures and ornaments. Carnelian stones are often cut into a
cabochon in different shapes and sizes, as it allows the features of the stone
to be naturally enhanced. It suits all types of jewelry as it can be worn
daily. The range of tones available makes it a suitable choice for both men and
women. Choose a Carnelian pendant for your loved one or yourself today.