As we leave Winter, moving from the dark, cold, reflective time of year, into Spring, a time of fertile growth and light, it seems fitting for this month’s stone to be the bright and charming Carnelian. A member of the Chalcedony family, Carnelian is a semi-translucent, orange stone found throughout much of the world. Depending on the locale, the varieties can vary in color and translucency from a somewhat-see-through pale orange to incredibly rich reds to almost brown.
Carnelian is a ‘warming’ stone, providing the bearer a ‘sunny disposition’–literally drawing upon, as well as bolstering, the energies of the Sacral Chakra. It is thus also a fantastic stone for empowerment and confidence; aiding one in embracing their true self expression, as well as enabling individuals to be just that, an individual. Make sure to use Carnelian if you are looking to find more strength, more joy, even simply, a greater sense of comfort.
Carnelian is also a ‘life force’ stone full of vitality and passion. It helps one to not only find motivation, but literally can ‘set fire’ to one’s creativity, helping to find the strength of spirit for taking bold action, and also overcoming procrastination and indecision. What projects have you been putting off? What fuels your creativity and what do you desire to do? Now is the time. Harness the magic of Carnelian today and bring new light and passion into your life.
Stop by Paradise Found and check out the crystal goodies. Always something beautiful and energizing and waiting to join you on your life path.