Carnelian Stud Earrings

$46.50
In stock
SKU
i-j-406
Quick Overview

Stud earrings with faceted carnelian stones in sterling silver bezel settings. 

Measurements: ~1/2" dia.
Location: Madagascar, Africa

More Information

Carnelian is one of the oldest minerals that has been used as a gemstone. The brownish red to orange / red color exhibited by Carnelian is due to trace amounts of iron during its formation. Carnelian is a chalcedony ( cryptocrystalline quartz), similarly to agate with a hardness of 6.5 - 7 on the mohs scale. However, Carnelian doesn't show the same type of banding as agate and the color is softer in appearance.

Metaphysically, Carnelian is associated with, confidence, self esteem, courage, creativity and a wide assortment of other healing properties.