Color: Brownish red to orange

Gemstone Info: Carnelian is named after the kornel cherry because of its color. It is part of the chalcedony group of stones. The Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans carved carnelian to many shapes including rings, cameos, and intaglios. Agate stones, which are also chalcedony stones, can be dyed and heated to appear like carnelian.

Healing Properties: It is said to be effective in the treatment of blood disorders. It symbolizes activity and is said to encourage community spirit.