An "Accent Gem Designs by Michele" stretch bracelet handcrafted with red Carnelian and Unakite beads.
Carnelian is an agate class of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. Like all agates, it has protection energies. Overall, it can aid memory, including the recall of past lives. It is a stone of protection from anger, jealousy and fear. Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It can help with manifestation of one's desires, and brings good luck. It can assist one in finding the right mate. It also helps stabilize energies in the home.
Carnelian opens your heart and connects you to your inner self! It directs your will power, grounds and balances your Base Chakra, gives you courage and fluency of speech and is a powerful physical healer. Its energy is warm, joyous, invigorating, uplifting and open! Carry Carnelian to increase your perceptiveness, create inspiration and to take action! Use it to dispel apathy and sorrow, and to protect from envy, fear and rage. Carnelian stimulates your mind and aids in concentration, helping you to remember and make decisions.
Carnelian is a great empowerment and self-confidence booster! It’s great for calming nerves before public speaking, meetings, athletic competitions and live performances. It frees you from insecurity and keeps you focused during high stress pressures that demand calm concentration, clear voice and confidence. It has long held its reputation for rekindling intimacy within marriages! Carnelian enhances sexual function and therefore can improve sexual intimacy.
Mystical Properties: Carnelian aids in understanding the inner self and strengthens concentration. It helps one to overcome the fear of public speaking, increases the self-worth, and is a fast acting stone to succeed in one's career.
Carnelian is said to assist in stimulating creativity. It seems to have a clearing effect, dispelling negative energies as it replaces them with positive ones. This can make it easier to find direction, and its grounding effects can make it easier for you to feel in control of your life. This makes carnelian a good stone for people who feel like they are going nowhere. Carnelian balances creative and organization abilities, opens doors and creates a need to follow through on plans. There were many ancient beliefs associated with Carnelian, most of which centers around protection during travels after death and against evil. Carnelian is used for nightmare and astral travel enhancement and protection.
Magical Properties: Carnelian was worn on the hand in ancient Egypt to still anger, as well as jealousy, envy and hatred. It is still used to promote peace and harmony and to dispel depression as well. It is used to counteract doubt and negative thoughts, and can also be used in spells relating to these problems. It may confer patience.
Healing Properties: Carnelian applied physically, can promote balanced digestion. It has been used in crystal healing to heal open sores and to rejuvenate tissues and cells. It aids in relief from rheumatism, gall stones, kidney stones & other kidney problems. For lower abdominal pain, especially in woman and in pregnancy, this stone placed on the pubic bone each day for twenty minutes will reduce the pain. It can help with the intermittent and often severe pain associated with neuralgia (pain along the path of a nerve). Carnelian encourages the formation of new blood cells and will help cleanse and purify the blood, thus giving more physical energy. And it has even been known to help with colds and pollen allergies!
Unakite, (or Epidote with feldspar as it is also known), consists of a combination of deformed Feldspar, Green Epidote and Quartz solidly bound together, creating the beautiful pistachio and pink coloring. The splashes of soft peach against a fresh green colored background makes Unakite a much beloved and magical gemstone. Unakite is sometimes referred to as Epidote, which derives its name from the Greek epidosis, meaning "growing together". And it is these materials bound together that conveys the meaning that what comes together, belongs together. The name Unakite comes from where the stone was originally discovered: in the Unaka Mountain in Tennessee and North Carolina. Outside of the United States, Unakite can be found in Zimbabwe and Switzerland.
Unakite is said to lift your spirits when you are feeling down -This is the gemstone to help you to see the beauty in life. It is also used to uncover deception.
This gemstone will help one to maintain a balance between spiritual and physical lives, allowing them to join forces in assisting one to create the life one needs. Helps connect your everyday life and your spiritual life so you are connected to the all that is, even when life tries to keep you tied up in knots. This is exceptionally important in today’s busy lives because the trials of just getting by can make you feel like you have been deserted by your higher power.
Unakite helps you to move beyond issue from your past that seem to haunt and hold you back from being all you can be. It assists in removing the obstacles that stand in the way of one’s personal growth. It will aid in the release of pain and anger. It can be very helpful in the steady release of feelings long held in. Unakite is very good for someone who is having a hard time moving on after the loss of a loved one or for anyone who has recently went through a divorce.
One may use Unakite to build self-confidence, as it strengthens courage, assisting one in taking control of the aspects of life that one is able to yield power over. Giving confidence to transform anger and fear into positive constructive energies. Like love and compassion for oneself. Unakite stone is also great stone for all stages of pregnancy. From conception to birth the stone helps nourish both mother and child to ensure a healthy birth.
Healers believe that Unakite has the ability to unleash buried emotional pain and to aid in the body’s healing process. Since many illnesses began as an unhealed trauma to one’s psyche, letting go of emotions aids the body’s tissue in relaxing on a cellular level. Thus promotes healthier organs, muscles and soft tissue.