Carnelian brings in an influx of life force, creative energies and an assertive will. It is a powerful aid to those who wish to build confidence, courage, passion and power within themselves. Wearing carnelian can increase ones willingness to take action and lends courage to dedicate oneself to a new path. Carnelian can assist those who procrastinate or are unable to decide on a course of action.
Ancient Warriors wore Carnelian around their neck for courage and physical power to conquer their enemies. The ancient Egyptians called Carnelian “the setting sun.” In its orange hues, they identified it with the receptive or passive female energies. Carnelian honors Isis, the Egyptian Goddess of Life, the most important goddess of Egyptian mythology. She is widely honored as a Goddess that brings the power of the divine feminine.