CARNELIAN GemShoppy April 13, 2015 Gemstones Carnelian grounds energy and let anchor you in the present reality. A stabilizing crystal with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity. It is useful for dramatic pursuits. Carnelian has the ability to cleanse other stones. Psychologically, Carnelian imparts an acceptance of the cycle of life and removes fear of death. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy, and motivates for success in business and other matters. It is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. This stone helps you to trust yourself and your perceptions. It gets to the bottom of what makes you tick, overcomes negative conditioning, and encourages steadfastness. Mentally, Carnelian improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception. It removes irrelevant thoughts in meditation and tunes daydreamers into everyday reality. It sharpens concentration. Emotionally, this stone is a powerful protector against envy, rage, and resentment, yours or other peoples. It calms anger and banishes emotional negativity, replacing it with a love of life. Carnelian near the front door invokes protection and invites abundance into the home. Red Carnelian warms and energizes. It is particularly useful for combating sluggishness and for invigorating the mind and body. Carnelian harmonizes well with all varieties of quartz, jasper and chalcedony. It also combines well with rose quartz, blue lace agate, blue quartz, amethyst, moldavite, danburite and petalite. Carnelian is associated with the root, sacral and solar plexus chakras. Strengthening creativity & prosperity. Minimize the back problems. Strengthen the reproductive organs. Encourages opening & curiosity. It is called a “Passionate One”. Reputedly a highly evolved healer. Energizing the physical, emotional & mental self. It’s a good balancer. It is said to connect you with your inner-self and concentrations. Brings joy, sociability, warmth & passion. Helps to relieve PMS. Good for the Virgo signs. In Islam, prayers are engraved in this stone; according to some the gem on Muhammad’s ring, from which he had his power, was a carnelian.