In ancient times, Carnelian was believed to give its wearer courage in battle and to increase their leadership qualities. It was also highly regarded as a tool to help timid speakers become bolder and more eloquent. A Carnelian Stone is a crystal of courage, vitality, sexuality, confidence and action. It activates the first, second and third chakras, bringing a surge of life force and creative energies. Carnelian stones are wonderful for those who wish to build self-confidence and to find the personal power and courage that lies within themselves. As a powerful healing gemstone for self-confidence, it is believed to bring fame—making it a popular stone among actors and actresses.
Another one of Carnelian stone properties is stimulating creativity. It helps to boost your creative energies and bring out undiscovered talents. It helps to create harmony between your mental focus and creative inspiration. A Carnelian stone can be a particularly beneficial gemstone for children, as it stimulates their creative energy.
Carnelian is a wonderful gemstone to wear during a job interview or audition because it brings good luck and opportunity, awakening talents within and encouraging creativity. You can wear Carnelian jewelry or have a couple of carnelian stones in your pocket of purse—some people even like to hold them in their hands discretely throughout the interview.
Affirmation: I am courageous and confident.
Click here to learn more about healing crystals and their meanings. Each Carnelian Stone will vary slightly in size, shape, color and pattern. Each comes with a card that holds the information about the crystals and their meanings. All are sales final on Tumbled Stones.
How To Use
Carry them with you, meditate with them, lay with them on your body or place them in your space.
To activate your healing stones, sit quietly, holding them in both of your hands. Breathe in the highest white light and then visualize your intention for your tumbled stones. You may also say your intention aloud if you would like. The stones are listening and ready to carry your intention.
Cleansing Your Stones:
Your gemstones will work best when they are cleared and cleansed. So, cleanse and activate them often! Here are some recommended ways to cleanse your healing stones:
1. Place your stones in the soil or branches of a healthy houseplant for 24 hours.
2. Rinse your stones gently with water (you can add some sea salt in it as well). Place your crystals outside under the sun or full moon for at least 4 hours.
3. Immerse your stones in the smoke of a burning Sage stick or Palo Santo stick until they are fully immersed. You will know when they are cleansed, as they will have a more vibrant color.