Red Carnelian Gemstones
Carnelian Gemstone is a variant of the mineral silica (quartz), the basic constituent of sand (Si02). The presence of iron oxide gives its characteristic red colour. The stone has been used to make everything from weapons from jewellery since ancient times, as far back as the Bronze and Stone Ages. Sumerians, Egyptians and even the early Greeks and Romans were huge fans of this particular mineral. The colour of the carnelian is typically yellowish-red.
In ancient times, the stone was used for a variety of symbolisms. It was used to display the signs of success of war because it was associated with the blood of the victors. The stone has also been associated with fertility and potency. The gemstone can be enhanced to improve properties like texture and colour.
Healing properties and benefits of Red carnelian Gemstones:
Red carnelian Gemstones, when worn, removes repression in mental freedom, and helps in decision-making. This stone, where worn in jewellery in the form of rings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants etc., leads to better decisions and frees the mind from addictions. It works on the root chakra and enhances security and stability in life.
Brazil, Germany, India and parts of Russia are the biggest producers of the Red Carnelian Gemstones.Scroll Down to read more
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Before you buy:
- Indian Name: Red carnelian
- Cosmic Color: Vermillion
How to care for your Red carnelian Gemstones:
It's recommended that your Red Carnelian Gemstones be periodically cleaned and not exposed to continuous sunshine, bright lights or high temperatures. This gemstone might routinely carry negative energies, and the stone or ring can be detoxified by dipping it in water overnight.
Article Written by Neeta Singhal