CRYSTAL SPOTLIGHT: Carnelian | The Creativity Crystal

If you read our Crystal Ritual For Boosting Creativity you would have noted that one of the crystals used in this ritual is the beautiful carnelian. We are LOVING connecting with carnelian right now as we dive into activating our creative energy this summer, so it is the perfect time to shine the spotlight on all things carnelian!

Carnelian is a reddish-orange variety of the silica mineral chalcedony. The name is most likely derived from cornum, the Latin name for the semi translucent cornel cherry. It is believed to have been one of the stones in the breastplate of the high priest in the Bible.


COLOR: Orange red
ORIGIN: Afghanistan, Brazil, India, Uruguay
ENERGY: Awakens, activates, energizes CHAKRAS: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus
PAIRS WITH: Citrine, clear quartz, garnet, orange calcite, pyrite, ruby, smoky quartz, tangerine quartz

Think of carnelian as the spicy chili of the crystal world. It is activating and energizing and activates the sacred sexual energy and prana within. Bold and voracious, this stone enhances creativity, helps you overcome apathy or procrastination, and encourages you to step into your power with courage and gusto. 

Use it to heal issues relating to the Sacral Chakra, including hormonal imbalances and fertility complications. Look for a tumbled carnelian that you can easily place in your hand, pockets, or in the bath. 

If you are craving more carnelian energy in your life, shop the SAHARA Carnelian Sandal HERE!

Excerpt from Crystal Healing For Women