Carnelian, a variety of Chalcedony Quartz, is one of the oldest gemstones in history. It is found in Brazil, Uruguay, India, USA, South Africa, and Australia. It ranges on the Mohs scale from 6.5 to 7.
Carnelian aids in good digestion, helps in lower abdominal pain in women and in pregnancy. It encourages the formation of new blood cells. It increases vitality and zest for life, while enhancing stability.
Carnelian is very durable and is good for everyday wear. Clean by gently scrubbing with a designated soft “baby” toothbrush and mild dish soap (not lemon scented) and warm water or in an ultrasonic cleaner.