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Carnelian & Magnetic Hematite Bracelet
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Carnelian & Magnetic Hematite Bracelet

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Circumference is approximately 7.5 inches.
Bracelet stretches to fit any wrist.
Bead size is approximately 8 mm.

This product is Nickel and Lead free!

About Carnelian

ˈkär-ˈnēl-yən

Stone of One Love

There is some dispute as to whether the name Carnelian is derived from a Latin word meaning “flesh”, or a Latin word meaning “cherry”….but in either case, they reference those colors that which the stone exhibits.
Ancient Egyptians carried it 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. Many other ancient healers used Carnelian as an ailment for blood issues, as it was known as the “Blood of Isis”.

The chalcedony (which is the gemstone family that Carnelian comes from) comes in a variety of shades and hues, each one as beautiful as the other.

Mohs Hardness of 7 with a trigonal crystal structure.

Sard, Onyx, as well as Sardonyx are all varieties of  Chalcedony Quartz. Carnelian is a red form of Chalcedony.

Carnelian is a chalcedony, also called Cornelian, this translucent, reddish-orange variety of chalcedony was once thought to still the blood and calm the temper. It’s various shades of red are due to the presence of iron oxide.

Stones may be uniformly colored or faintly banded. It is told that the best carnelian specimens are from India, where it is placed in the sun to assist a slight change from brown shades to tints of red and orange.

Carnelian aids in understanding the inner self and strengthens concentration. It helps one to overcome the fear of public speaking, increases the self-worth, and is a fast acting stone to succeed in one’s career. It is told to increase and inspire courage without the unnecessary aggressiveness.

Carnelian is said to assist in stimulating creativity. It seems to have a clearing effect, dispelling negative energies as it replaces them with positive ones. This can make it easier to find direction, and its grounding effects can make it easier for you to feel in control of your life. This makes carnelian a good stone for people who feel like they are going nowhere.

Carnelian balances creative and organization abilities, opens doors and creates a need to follow through on plans. Wear this stone to prevent other people from reading your thoughts or from dark forces attempting to influence your mind.

There are quite many ancient beliefs associated with Carnelian, which centered around protection during travels after death and against evil.

Carnelian applied physically, can promote balanced digestion. For lower abdominal pain, especially in woman and even more so during pregnancy, this stone placed on the pubic bone each day for twenty minutes will reduce the pain on a regular basis.

Carnelian encourages the formation of new blood cells, and bleeding will respond favorably to treatment with this “Stone of Isis”.  Physically, Carnelian has been used to encourage healing of open sores, kidney stones and other kidney problems.

It is said that this stone will help cleanse and purify the blood, thus giving more physical energy.

Energy: Projective
Element: Fire
Planet: Sun
Deities: 
Isis & Bragi
Powers: Protection, Peace, Eloquence, Healing, Courage
Candle Color: Orange

Carnelian was worn on the hand in ancient Egypt to still anger, as well as jealousy, envy, and hatred. It is still used to promote peace and harmony and to dispel depression as well.

It is used to counteract doubt ad negative thoughts, and can also be used in spells relating to these problems. It may confer patience. Also said to protect from ill-wishers, driving away evil. Carnelian has been worn to guard against others who try to read your thoughts and from keeping dark forces from influencing your mind.

In Renaissance magic, the Carnelian was usually engraved with images of warriors, swords or other weapons, and used for protection against enchantments. A Carnelian amulet is often thought to be a magical amulet and was placed in the home to guard it against lightning, storms and collapse, or carried as protection against enchantment against evil, and for attracting good luck.

It must be cleansed once a month under warm running water and recharged for a period of time in the sun. Wear it so it is in direct contact with the skin. Carnelian water is created by leaving the stone in the vessel of water overnight, and can be used for healing.  It is best to keep Carnelian with other stones to clean them of negative energies.

Zodiac Stone of: Taurus, Leo

Associations: Sun

Birthstone: Not a Traditional Birthstone for any month, Ancient Birthstone for the months of May, June, July and August as well as the Anniversary Stone for the 17th Year

Stone of Taurus and Leo, but it also promotes zest for life in those who are born under the signs Aries, Gemini and Virgo.

Carnelian works most effectively on the Sacral/Navel 2nd  Chakra, helping one relate to their higher sense of Self, as well as the Solar Plexus; helping to connect one with the full grasp of the five senses to enhance sexuality, reproduction, self-gratification and creativity.

About Hematite

hem-uh-tīt

Stone of Higher Mind

Quite a strange stone indeed, Hematite is sold as a heavy, silvery metallic black luster and bulbous shape, with an inner core stained the color of blood.

Ancient texts tell us that this stone was what was once called ‘Bloodstone’, although not the Bloodstone we know of today.

Often in modern times, what is often called Hematite (or Hemalyke), is actually an imitation substance that is (or should be) referred to as Hematine.  Hematine is made of stainless steel, chromium and nickel sulfides. Hematine resembles Hematite to such a degree that visually it is difficult to discern the difference. However, it is the imitator Hematine that is magnetic, not the natural Hematite.  Most Marcasite these days is crafted by faceting Hematite, as actual Marcasite tends to dissolve or erode quickly when exposed to the air.

Mohs Hardness of 6.5 with a trigonal crystal structure.

Hematite generally occurs as a massive opaque material with a metallic luster, showing an incredible blood red color when cut or ground. It may however, also occur as short, black rhombohedral crystals as well, and may have iridescent surfaces.

When the minerals are arranged like petals on a flower, it is called an “Iron Rose”, and exceptionally shy crystals were once referred to as “Specular” Hematite, which has no reference to Specularite/Labradorite as a mineral.  It is found mainly in Canada around Lake Superior, also in Brazil, Venezuela, and England.

Besides Hematites association with blood and healing, it is also known as a ‘stone for the mind’, or a ‘stone of the higher mind’, as it brings one incredible grounding and calm helping one to focus and organize the mind. Assisting in original thought, logical thinking as well as mathematics, it acts well as a firm stabilizing force.

Hematite is an excellent stone to have with one when being bombarded with multiple energies of people, stones and crystals or environmental substances as it will attract, negate, and dissipate negative energies from all around.

Hematite utilizes the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system

Related to the blood, Hematite is used to assist in ailments related to blood circulation, as well as the treatment of diseases such as anemia or embolisms.  Told to assist one’s body in the absorption of iron into the small intestine, this in turn improves the oxygen supply to one’s body, increasing blood flow.

Use Hematite to reduce bloodshot eyes, headaches, and to stave off heat stroke.

Hematite should not be cleansed or discharged with water, as it may weaken the stone itself, rather place it among Rock Crystal or Salt.  Hematite will release the negative energy it has collected and at the same time be recharged with positive energies.

Due to the strength of the negative absorbing properties of Hematite, it may also be used to cleanse and clear other gemstones as well.

Energy: Projective
Element: Fire
Planet: Saturn
Deities: 
Mars
Powers: Divination, Grounding & Healing
Candle Color: Silver

Most Ancient references, to what is now called Hematite, were for a mineral named Bloodstone. It is not the Bloodstone we know of today, but Hematite which is known to work with blood issues. It also may be ground into a powder that is the color of blood.

Said to be a very powerful Healing stone for drawing illness from the blood of the body.

It is also recognized as a beneficial tool for scrying, with its reflective surface, as well as a helpful touchstone to keep with one to ward off and dissolve negative energies.

Zodiac Stone of: Aries & Aquarius

Associations: Mars

Birthstone: Not a Birthstone for any month.

Although a stone of Aries and Aquarius, Hematite is also assigned to Scorpios, to whom it not only protects but also is told to warn of impending danger by changing temperature.

Hematite is used effectively on the 1st, Root/Base Chakra, but also energizes with the “Earth Star” Chakra found in the planes below the feet.

Particularly useful and effective at grounding and protecting, Hematite will harmonize one’s mind, body and spirit. It is often used for journeying, as it protects the soul and grounds it back into one’s body.

Hematite is said to prevent negative energies from entering the aura, allowing harmony in one’s body.


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