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Aventurine Carnelian
Carnelian is a member of the quartz family known as chalcedony and can be found in almost every part of the world. Its color can ranges from a pale orange or pink to a deep reddish-orange, the color is caused by the presence of iron oxide. Carnelian takes its name from the Latin term cornum, which referred to the cornel berry or cornelian cherry.

A Little History:
Carnelian is one of the first stones used in jewelry, mainly because of its abundance. At the tomb of Pu-Abi, a Sumerian Queen from the third millennium, B.C. the burial robe contained carnelian adornments. The Egyptians believed that the stone had special properties and could be used to ease the soul (Ka) into the afterlife. In Roman times it was used to calm rage and diffuse envy as well as in signet rings as it does not stick to wax.

Healing & Metaphysical Properties:
Carnelian can be a powerful stone is draining away anger and envy, and in doing so will bring greater peace to the wearer. Sometimes called the “Actor’s Stone” it helps to keep creativity flowing and enhances expression of an artistic nature. It is said that carnelian can aid in healing open sores, and ease kidney problems. The charkas associated with this stone are the sacral and root.

 

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