Carnelian (Natural) 7.5-8mm Round Beads

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These Carnelian beads are natural showing the full range of colours. 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 Carnelian beads are natural showing the full range of colours. Sold as temporary strung 38cm (approx) strands.

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