Carnelian

 

Characteristics

Carnelian color range is from opaque orange to brownish red with a waxy luster.
Jasper or Fire Opal might look similar to Carnelian.

Origin

Brazil, Uruguay, India, Botswana

History

The name derived from the Mediaeval Latin word “corneolus”, which derived from the Latin word “cornum” = cornel cherry, whose translucent red fruits resemble the color of the stone. In ancient Egypt, Carnelian was symbolic for regeneration and loyalty. Given as burial objects, Carnelian said to be a magical armament for afterlife.

Color Story

Candy, Capri, Fire, Mandarin

Care Recommendations

Clean with warm water and soap. Do not use ultrasonic and steam cleaning.
Avoid too much heat.