Carnelian, translucent form of the silica (SiO2) mineral chalcedony, which is a variety of quartz. Carnelian ranges in color from yellow to a deep red. The finest specimens come from Brazil, India, and Arabia. Carnelian is cut and polished and used in jewelry. The blood-red varieties were greatly valued by the ancients, who produced beautiful engravings in carnelian and also used them for seals.
Keywords- courage, vitality, sexuality,confidence, action
Chakras- Root(1st), Sexual/Creative(2nd) Solar Plexus (3rd)
(Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsian The Book of Stones)