A form of translucent red-orange variety of chalcedony, a mineral of the quartz family. It is named for the deep red-orange colour of the Kornel cherry. Those who value the spiritual powers of carnelian credit it with increasing motivation and self-determination.
Our Semi Precious Stones are genuine and natural unless they are stated to be synthetic in the description. However, you will find the vast majority of Semi Precious Stones are treated in some way, as they would not be stable enough for use in jewellery in their original state. For further information on each product, click on the product to view the description.