Carnelian 10-10.5mm Round Beads

£4.22
In stock
Only 3 left
SKU
CA10

These beads are a dark, rich rust/orange colour.  Sold as temporary strung 38cm (approx) strands.

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”. Long believed to bring luck, protection and comfort.  Said to be a motivation stone and some refer to it as the “self esteem stone”. These beads are a dark, rich rust/orange colour.  Sold as temporary strung 38cm (approx) strands.

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