Carnelian is a stone of courage and vitality.

A red orange quartz chalcedony, carnelian is also classified as an agate.  Used as a gem stone since antiquity, it can range from transparent to opaque.

Ancient warriors wore carnelian to bring power and the courage to conquer their enemies.

Keep Carnelian around to help battle depression.  A stone of great happiness, action, and motivation.  Carnelian can often be found carved into shapes that can help you focus your intent and boost good vibes.

Crystal Art Journal by Kristen Nereis.