Gemstone Guide

Carnelian - The July Birthstone

by A MITRUKA on May 08, 2023

Carnelian - The July Birthstone - Inspiring Jewellery




Scientists who study rocks say that Carnelian was first found in the Bengal area of India.

Carnelian gemstone mostly comes from India, but people mine it all over the world. Places like Brazil, Egypt, and Uruguay also have good Carnelian. A really big carnelian mine is in Gujarat, India. A long time ago, this mine probably gave Carnelian to the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.



  • Carnelian is a powerhouse for success and one of the luckiest good charms known to humans. Not only is this gemstone beautiful, but it also brings courage, energy, and creativity to anyone who wears it.
  • Carnelian is a good crystal for helping with relationships and a healthy sex life.
  •  It is said that ancient warriors would wear Carnelian around their necks to bring luck and light out on the battlefields.
  • Carnelian stones are not only beautiful gems, but they also hold life and energy that can make you feel refreshed. In addition, people have used Carnelian for its special meanings, including health, luck, and royalty.
  • Some people believe that Carnelian can help with self-confidence and creativity. It can also fight feelings of not being good enough, give more physical energy, and help with sleep problems.



Carnelian crystal benefits include combating insomnia and blood-related problems such as blood pressure, clogged arteries, and weak blood flow. In addition, the potent healing stones relieve lower back pain, arthritis, kidney issues, and aching joints. 

When you wear your Carnelian gemstone bracelets daily, you'll have a visible reminder of your intentions and goals. Efficient aid for your spiritual practice - worn around the wrist, your Carnelian bracelet will infuse your aura with uplifting, vibrant energy.

Carnelian is a gem that connects to the lower chakras in your body. This can make you feel more grounded and stable and give you more life energy. It can make you more sure of yourself and creative.

Carnelian can help:

  • stimulate digestion
  • enhance sex drive
  • eliminate frigidity
  • boost vitality
  • stimulate metabolism
  • activate the root chakra
  • ease symptoms of rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia
  • accelerate the healing process of bones and ligaments


Carnelian effectively protects against harmful emotions such as envy, anger, and resentment, whether our own or others' bad feelings are directed at us.

Combined with other stones, Carnelian helps release negative impressions accumulated in past lives. The gemstone also promotes a positive outlook on life.

If you are single, wear Carnelian to help you attract your soulmate.

The radiant orange stone will bring healing energies to broken hearts and aid in healing emotional trauma by dissolving negative thoughts and unwanted feelings.



Carnelian is the birthstone for Virgo and an alternative July birthstone. It is a shiny orange-red stone that can make you feel energetic and brave, which can help you go after your dreams.

Aries can especially benefit from Carnelian as it can help them start new things and stay motivated to succeed.



Carnelian is a beautiful reddish-orange to a brownish-red colored gemstone that has been used in jewelry making for thousands of years. Carnelian jewelry is popular due to its warm and earthy tones, and it's often used in statement pieces such as pendants, rings, and bracelets.

Carnelian jewelry is a beautiful and meaningful addition to any collection.

Carnelians are said to help fearful speakers become bold and eloquent. In ancient times, warriors wore Carnelian around their necks for bravery and to enhance physical power during combat.



Considering its rarity, beautiful color, and its universal appeal, it can be a perfect jewelry gift for her, a birthday gift, a Christmas gift, Valentine’s gift, or a gift for mom or friend.

The Carnelian is a lovely 17th wedding anniversary gemstone, an orange-red stone that signifies endurance. A very advisable gift for Virgos.

Carnelian earrings: Carnelian dangle earrings, Red Gemstone, Carnelian Lever back Earring, Teardrop Earrings, Gift for her

Carnelian earrings by inspiring jewellery

Carnelian necklace: Bali Designer Carnelian Gemstone Pendant Necklace in 925 Sterling Silver with Chain 

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 Inspiring Jewellery offers genuine Carnelian jewellery at great value. Please visit our website for more details.



To take care of Carnelian:

  • Clean it with warm water, soap, and a soft brush.
  • Rinse it well.
  • Don't use steam or boiling water. You can usually use an ultrasonic cleaner to clean it too.
  • Don't use any chemicals from your home when caring for or cleaning your carnelian gem or jewelry.
  • Also, don't keep Carnelian in hot places for too long, as this can hurt it forever.
  • To keep Carnelian safe, put it in a box lined with fabric or wrap it in a soft cloth.
  • Please keep it away from other jewelry or gemstones to avoid scratches or damage because Carnelian is not as hard as other gemstones.


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