Did you know that carnelian is called the actor's stone? Learn about the crystal meanings of Carnelian including its metaphysical and healing properties lore.
Alternate Names & Name Spellings: Actor's Stone
Crystal Meanings and Metaphysical Properties Lore of Carnelian
Keywords: Creativity, Courage
Carnelian is an agate class of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. Like all agates, it has protection energies. It can aid memory, including recall of past lives. It can assist one in finding the right mate. It is also a stone of protection in general and from anger, jealousy and fear. In addition it can help with manifestation of one's desires, and brings good luck. Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps stabilize energies in the home. It is sometimes called the "actor's stone". Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras. Physically, carnelian has been used in crystal healing to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.
While carnelian does come in an orange so deep it is almost black, most of the so-called black carnelian sold today is actually black onyx.