Ancient Egyptians carried carnelian on and about their bodies as a source of constant renewal and vitality. It was also told that in the Egyptian Book of the Dead that Carnelian was placed in tombs as “magic armor” for life after death.
Merchants often used Carnelian to craft ‘seal rings’ for royalty and the upper classes, as it will separate easily from wax and clay. The ancients often believed that Carnelian was good for combating a bad temper, such as anger that was thought to be the product of black magic. And Carnelian is known to offer protection from black magic
Magical Powers: ~ Adds zest to life and heightens sexual energy ~ Helps break outdated and harmful physical habits ~ Encourages creativity and physical action ~ Dissipates tendency to procrastinate ~ Aids in overcoming negativity and self-doubt ~ Strengthens vital energies and confidence ~ Assist in manifesting one's dreams into reality ~ Facilitates detoxification of alcohol and drug
Birthstones: Ancient Birthstone for the months of May, June, July and August
Anniversary Stone: Anniversary Stone for the 17th Year