Carnelian (also sometimes referred to as cornelian) is found primarily in India, as well as various sites in South America. It is a variety of chalcedony. The most favorable pieces are a deep red to red-orange hue. Keep a carnelian with you and feel the energy flow to you. Carnelian is used for these benefits: gives energy protects from bad vibrations guards against poverty helps give a sense of humor calms the temper cleanses other stones of negativity Carnelian is an energy booster. It helps the insecure person to find strength within them so they can come into their own. It is said to increase the appetite. Gems and crystals are powerful symbols of our earthly desires and they are powerful activators. Gems are regarded as earth’s most beautiful and precious energy represented in clear, beautiful, sparkling stones. These stones are widely regarded as storehouses of this beautiful earth energy – and potent objects to ground your deepest desires and help them come to fruition.