Carnelian is an orange-colored variety of chalcedony, a mineral in the quartz family. This stone supports and works with the first three chakras, aiding in the increase of physical energy, personal power, and creativity. It is a stone often recommended for fertility issues as it activates the sacral chakra, and is said to be a grounding stone. It is found primarily in India, as well as various sites in South America. It is recorded that this was a stone of royalty, and many noblemen were buried with carnelian. It is also said that carnelian was one of the stones that was used in the breastplate of the high priest.
Brings an influx of life force, sexual and creative energies; Great to use when one needs to take major action, lends courage to move forward and dedicate oneself to a new path; Protects against envy and fear
Agate is a name given to a variety of banded chalcedony, a mineral of the quartz group. It is predominantly white, with layers of creamy browns, blacks and grays. Some may include layers of yellow ochre, gold, scarlet and red. Agate is sometimes called the earth rainbow because, in its various forms, the concentric bands in nature form nearly every color the earth can produce, including a colorless form.
The name agate comes from the Achates River in Sicily, where they were found in ancient times. Agates in general have a slower vibration which supports a lasting connection with the results you are looking for. They stabilize the aura as well as cleansing it of negativity and aid in balancing. Helps one to become more loving. They are used by South American Shaman as a pathway to the “other worlds”.
Provides support and encouragement, promoting optimism; Helps to absorb emotional pain and brings about lightness and laughter; Balances the physical, emotional and mental states.