carnelian faceted briolette pendant
Carnelian is a stone of many qualities, and has been worn and loved by many cultures around the world. Carnelian is traditionally worn to enhance love, passion and desire; it awakens curiosity, perceptiveness, and brings good luck. Carnelian is also a stone said to imbue its wearers with creativity and inspiration, especially in art - it is also called the Artist's Stone. Carnelian is also a stone of courage - in ancient times, warriors wore carnelian to help them overcome their enemies. Ancient Egyptians associated the orange hues with female energies; the reddish-brown hues with active male energy. Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras.