Carnelian is a stone of courage and creativity, assisting those who want to amplify expression through speech or art. It enhances business ventures and offers courageous support during new pursuits. Carnelian creates a pathway that leads to love and bolsters creative energies, while protecting against jealousy or negativity. It allows you the insight to understand your motivations, encouraging you to trust your decisions. It is thought to be an effective fertility stone, as it lights the fire of passion.
Carnelian, a Sacral Chakra Stone, boosts vitality and encourages ownership of personal power. It has the ability to keep you focused on the present moment, release past negative experiences, and cool anger. This stone will inspire joy, instill courage and increase motivation. It discourages envy, and helps fight apathy and lethargy. Carnelian promotes abundance and helps manifest luck.
From The Crystal Bible, "Carnelian grounds and anchors you in the present reality. A stabilizing stone with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity...This stone helps you trust yourself and your preceptions. It gets to the bottom of what makes you tick ovecomes negative conditioning, and encourages steadfastness".