metaphysical meaning and properties of carnelian for crystal healing and magicMetaphysical Properties and Meaning of Carnelian

Carnelian is called the artist's stone because it enhances creativity. Carnelian is used in crystal healing, spells and magick.


Carnelian Properties

 Carnelian is a type of chalcedony. I would describe it's texture to resemble milk glass. It is somewhat translucent but it is hazy. The color ranges between red, orange and rusty brown. When tumbled or polished, it's looks and feels like glass.


Carnelian Metaphysical Properties and Meaning

 Carnelian enhances analytical abilities, perceptiveness and awakens hidden talents and gifts. Carnelian is a stone of creativity and inspiration in all forms of art particularly drama and theater. It awakens curiosity and bolster the courage of shy people. Wear carnelian when you will do public speaking as it gives one courage and eloquence. Carnelian may help one overcome fear and doubt. Some believe that carnelian can be worn for protection especially against those who would read your thoughts or those who would work magick against you. Carnelian can be used to enhance astral vision and to end nightmares. It is also believed to enhance and stimulate sexual activity.

Carnelian Crystal Healing Properties

Carnelian can be used to stimulate the first 4 chakras and to increase physical energy, personal power, creativity and compassion. It can be used to treat neuralgia, kidney and gall stones, nasal allergies and colds. As an elixir, carnelian can be used to heal cuts and abrasions.

See my blog for instructions on making gemstone elixirs.

Disclaimer: Crystal healing is not a substitute for medical advice and treatment. It may be used as a supplement. If you choose to use crystal healing on yourself or others, you do so at your own risk.

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Where to buy carnelian items

tumbled carnelian

metaphysical properties and meaning of carnelian

approx 3/4"

tumbled carnelian

Keep a piece of carnelian with you when you do public speaking or to improve sexual interest and energy.

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tumbled carnelian bracelet

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tumbled carnelian bracelet

Wear this carnelian bracelet to:

  • energize your naval chakra
  • psychic protection
  • do any kind of divination
  • meditation

stones vary in size - once size fits most

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carnelian dowsing pendulum

metaphysical properties and meaning of carnelian


carnelian dowsing pendulum kit


  • carnelian pendulum
  • pendulum pouch
  • directions on programming and using your pendulum
  • practice ideas

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