Orange Carnelian Egg Stone Carving
This lovely orange Carnelian Agate gemstone egg is 2 inches or 50 mm in height.
Also spelled Cornelian, Carnelian is the only member of the translucent chalcedony family with its own name!
The name is derived from the Latin word meaning flesh, in reference to the flesh color sometimes exhibited.
Agate is defined by its translucency (ability to see light through it), and by its clearly defined pattern or banding of multiple colors.
This lovely all natural orange colored agate comes from Madagascar.
Metaphysical properties: Carnelian is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. It is said it can can aid memory. Carnelian is believed to ease or remove sorrows and help one find the right mate. And it is said to protect one from jealousy, anger, and fear.