Carnelian is a variation of the silica mineral Chalcedony, colored by iron oxide. The color varies wildly in Carnelian and can be anything from pale orange to an intense, nearly-black red. It sits at 6-7 on the Mohs Scale and so it is a durable stone; great for jewelry!
This Carnelian pendant is really quite lovely with 3 sections. The top section is a small round gem. The second section is a pointed oval with really nice banding. The third section is a teardrop shape the color of burnt orange. All three of these sections make one beautiful pendant!
Carnelian is believed to be a powerfully. grounding stone to carry with you. Something unique about Carnelian is it's strong associations with clarifying perception, helping concentration during meditation, and focusing those with a tendency to daydream.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive product similar to those in the listing.