Gemstone We Love This Week: Carnelian

Why do we love it: Carnelian has a warm cozy color, and this time of year it makes us think of pumpkins and sweet potato pies.

Where is it from: Mostly mined in India and some places in South America.

What’s it made of: Carnelian is a version of Chalcedony in a distinct orange – red hue.

Magical property: Energy! It is believed that this warm colored gemstone will bring a rush of warm stimulation to your body and mind. Recommended for public speakers and warriors both.

Birthstone: Carnelian is for those babies born in in the warmth of July.

Fun Fact: The name “Carnelian” is derived from the Latin word for “flesh”

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Warm Carnelian paired with cool blue make this bracelet super cute.

 

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About chibijewels

Chibi Jewels is a New York jewelry studio whose whimsical collection of handmade jewelry takes inspiration from the traditions, colors, patterns, and symbols of cultures from around the world. Each collection starts with travel, encounters, and collaborations between artisans and results in beautifully handcrafted jewelry, designed and constructed here in New York City. In Japanese, chibi means small, but it is a term of endearment used only between those that are close. Chibi Jewels aims to unite far away people and cultures and to bring their traditions together through their unique collection of modern jewelry.
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