Carnelian Crystal Meaning & Properties

Carnelian Crystal 

Carnelian Crystals symbolises bold energy, warmth, and a joy that lingers as much as it empowers and stimulates. It's known for being a stone of courage, endurance, energy, leadership, and motivation.

Carnelian Crystal Meaning - For Motivation and Enthusiasm

This bold, striking red orange stone is like an injection of light into your life. Known as a crystal that brings courage and motivation - Carnelian is the ideal crystal to get you raring to go out and thrive. This bright, translucent crystal is incredibly practical and can be of huge visual value.

Spiritual Meaning of Carnelian

For those of us who suffer from nerves, whether it’s speaking in front of a large crowd or ensuring that we act assertively when working with a team, Carnelian can help change our outlook. It’s an incredibly useful stone for those who are more anxious, giving people the courage to go out and achieve.

If you’ve got a large event coming up, such as a job interview or speech - Carnelian can be the crystal for you. Its energy can be stabilising, anchoring you in the present. This helps us focus on what we can do now to achieve, instead of being distracted by the future.

It can be a great aide to help us meditate, as it removes any extra thoughts from our brains, helping us focus on the present.

How to use Carnelian Crystal

Carnelian stimulates the Solar Plexus Chakra, which is in charge of our perception of our power. For this reason, it can be incredibly powerful to meditate with this stone pressed to your Solar Plexus, allowing your body to soak up all this energy.

What’s more, many people sleep in its presence to soak up its motivating powers as they rest. This leaves people rejuvenated in the morning, ready to go out and attack the day.

Overall, this crystal can act as the motivator you need to achieve your goals. There are always times in life when we need that extra push and Carnelian can do that for us. Whether it’s an important speech, meeting or interview - Carnelian is right by your side.

Where is carnelian mostly found?

Most commercial carnelian comes from India, but it is mined world wide. Gem-quality sources also include Brazil, Egypt, and Uruguay.

Is Carnelian rare to find?

Natural carnelian is becoming increasingly rare. Since carnelian has such a long history, it is not surprising that a great deal of folkore and legend has become attached to it. Carnelian was regarded as one of the luckiest gems to wear.

How hard is a carnelian?

Carnelian agate has a hardness of seven on the Mohs Hardness Scale. It tumbles well with stones of similar hardness, such as agates, jaspers, and quartz materials.

Should Carnelian be in water?

Carnelian is generally safe to go in the water. It is primarily made up of silica material, which is stable, does not react with, and is not soluble in water. It is also a robust stone with a strong surface resistance, so it is not prone to chipping or breaking when immersed in it.


Where can I buy Carnelian crystals in Australia?

Here at Dante’s Luxury we ethically source all our crystals.

As a small family owned business based here in the heart of Sydney we deliver beautiful Carnelian crystal products all across the country. 

We stock a range of Carnelian crystals products with free shipping over $75, we know there’s something for everyone. 
Be sure to check back regularly for updated stock and availability!