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Carnelian (Natural) Beads

Legend - Variant of chalcedony, Carnelian is an opaque to translucent light orange to deep reddish/brown. Name is derived from he latin word “carnem” meaning horn, in reference to the colour sometimes exhibited. Widely used during Roman times to make signet or seal rings - it is said that hot wax does not stick to Carnelian. Also called “Mecca Stone” and “Pigeon’s Blood Agate”.

Properties - Long believed to bring luck, protection and comfort. Said to be a motivation stone and some refer to it as the “self esteem stone”.

Description - These Carnelian beads are natural showing the full range of colours. Sold as temporary strung 39cm (approx) strands.