Color: deep orange or brownish-red
About the stone: Carnelian is the light to dark red variety of chalcedony. The red color is caused by the presence of iron.
Astrological sign(s): Aries, Leo, Virgo
Mohs scale: 6–7
Spiritual uses: Carnelian can be used to reveal past-life experiences to help you on your spiritual path in this life.
Emotional uses: Carnelian is a good tool to help you dive into your emotions either through art, music, writing, or any creative outlet.
Physical uses: Carnelian is helpful for relieving the pain of arthritis as well as for supporting respiratory function, which makes it easier to breathe. A stone of fertility, it is helpful for manifesting ideas or for getting pregnant.