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    Revitalizing Your Being

    Feel optimism, vitality, joy | Relax on all levels | Support hormonal health | Be nourished by orange ray


    Carnelian nourishes and vitalizes your entire being, bestowing you with optimism and enthusiasm for life.  Read more

    The orange ray carried by Carnelian gemstones deeply relaxes your mind, emotions, and physical cells so that they can release their disharmony and disease. The benefits of Carnelian include mental clarity and positive emotions, promoting a brighter outlook and an appreciation for your life lessons. By teaching you to balance your higher and lower energies, Carnelian helps bring your aspirations and current life path closer together.
    • Experience greater optimism, vitality, and joy in living
    • Increase your mental clarity
    • Better align your aspirations and current life path
    • Deeply relax and breathe life into your body, mind, and emotions
    • Have extra support during a cleansing or detoxification program
    • Support the health of your immune system or lymphatic system
    • Support the resolution of a hormonal imbalance


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    24" $109
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    Prices are based on quality and carat weight.


    About this quality: Very powerful and rare.

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    20.5 " 92.39 19 3042 $1,795

    About this quality: Highest therapeutic quality ( Potency rises with each + )

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    22 " 113.15 20 4042 $2,335
    20.75 " 133.25 22 4060 $2,979
    24.25 " 149.76 29 4061 $4,295

    About this quality: Highest therapeutic quality ( Potency rises with each + )

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    18 " 63.16 35 5047 $2,255
    18.25 " 86.36 34 5051 $2,985
    19.25 " 95.07 32 5052 $3,089
    20.5 " 97.78 38 5053 $3,755

    About this quality: Highest therapeutic quality ( Potency rises with each + )

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    Tips for Choosing

    Only the finest quality, pure gems yield the therapeutic results we expect from gemstone energy medicine. The higher a gem’s quality, the more therapeutically powerful it is. As a gem rises in quality, its therapeutic potency often increases far more than its price. Going up even one level of quality can deliver many times more therapeutic power.

    Next to quality, the most important factor in determining a gemstone’s therapeutic power is mass. Quality being equal, larger gems are more potent than smaller ones. If your neck is sensitive to weight, consider wearing somewhat smaller gems. Children usually require shorter necklaces and smaller gems.

    Quality and gem size being equal, longer necklaces are more therapeutically potent than shorter ones because they contain more gemstone mass. Consider your comfort when choosing; for example, shorter people may prefer wearing shorter necklaces. If you wish to wear more than one necklace simultaneously, ideally they should be of different lengths. All necklaces 23 inches or shorter contain a 14K gold clasp; longer necklaces have no clasp.

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    When to Use

    You Are Experiencing

    • Pessimism or mild depression
    • Lack of inspiration or enthusiasm for life
    • Low or sluggish energy
    • Mental fog
    • Emotional extremes
    • Onset of an acute infectious illness, such as a cold or flu
    • Frequent colds, especially with swollen glands
    • Hormonal imbalance

    You Want to

    • Experience greater optimism, vitality, and joy in living
    • Increase your mental clarity
    • Better align your aspirations and current life path
    • Deeply relax and breathe life into your body, mind, and emotions
    • Have extra support during a cleansing or detoxification program
    • Support the health of your immune system or lymphatic system
    • Support the resolution of a hormonal imbalance

    Carnelian carries the orange color ray. The orange ray nourishes and vitalizes your entire being, bestowing optimism and enthusiasm for life. At the cellular level, the orange ray motivates cells to achieve greater health. On the whole-person level, it inspires you to make the changes that will move you toward your life's goal or dream.

    When you wear a necklace of Carnelian spheres, their orange-ray energy radiates into your aura. From there, the orange ray is breathed into your lungs and distributed throughout your body via the blood and lymph.

    The orange ray is a key ingredient for life, especially for the life of the cells. Each individual cell bathes in glory in the presence of the orange ray. Cells need all seven color rays for life. However, when given even a little extra orange ray, they react the way you might when you soak in a hot bath after a hard day's work—you rest and relax, and although you continue to function, you let go of your troubles. Carnelian and the orange ray help your cells let go of their disharmony and disease. They stir and dislodge disharmony so that your body can release it.

    Emotions also relax in the presence of the orange ray. This relaxation manifests as calmer, more balanced emotions. Excess emotions are checked, and deficient emotions are brought to life, while others are soothed and smoothed. Negative emotions are not in harmony with the orange ray. Therefore, when Carnelian is worn, negative emotions are dulled, dissipated, or canceled out. Carnelian also helps you express positive emotions more easily.

    Carnelian accentuates your memories of joyful and positive experiences. It also highlights positive reasons for living. Carnelian helps you appreciate all the gifts of life. When you wear Carnelian, even in the midst of unhappiness and negative circumstances, the good things are highlighted.

    Carnelian stimulates, sharpens, and enhances mental functions. It improves mental clarity, memory, and the ability to see things from a higher viewpoint. When you first wear Carnelian, it stirs up the clouds that inhibit mental clarity. Consequently, you may notice that your clarity seems to decrease, and your sinuses and lymph glands may become somewhat clogged. This effect won’t last long. Carnelian teaches the body to metabolize these clouds. As more and more clouds are metabolized and eliminated, your clarity will increase and then surpass what you experienced before putting on the Carnelian. You will also gain the strength to help you accept the many changes this increased mental clarity will initiate in your life.

    Carnelian will benefit anyone who is deficient in the orange ray. An orange-ray deficiency frequently manifests as weakness in the immune, endocrine, or lymphatic systems. It can also manifest as an imbalance between lower and higher energies, and this may express itself as a disparity between one’s dreams and aspirations and one’s actual life direction. When you wear Carnelian, the lower and higher energies in your body will come into greater harmony with each other. This will encourage your aspirations and current life path to come closer and closer together. As your life begins to move in the direction you desire, you will be infused with a new sense of vitality and joy for living.

    Color Ray Support for the Lymphatic and Endocrine Systems

    Each of the seven color rays of the life force is particularly healing and nourishing to certain aspects of the physical body. The orange ray nourishes and supports the lymphatic system, soft connective tissue, endocrine system (glands), and adipose tissue. Consequently, wearing Carnelian can help strengthen these parts of the body and help resolve certain conditions related to them.

    Precious Carnelian

    This Carnelian fulfills our long-held desire to offer a precious-gem carrier of the orange color ray and Carnelian energy. The orange ray nourishes and vitalizes your entire being, bestowing optimism and enthusiasm for life and energizing every cell in your body. This new, precious Carnelian is an exceptionally pure, potent, and high-vibration vehicle for the life-giving orange ray.

    The Generous Earth 

    We feel especially fortunate that the Earth has yielded this rare gem now, when other qualities of therapeutic Carnelian have become increasingly scarce. Treatments that render Carnelian non-therapeutic have become so common that our ability to offer our usual semi-precious Carnelian has become more and more limited. We simply refuse to offer anything less than therapeutic-grade gems.

    And so, some years back, we started searching for a consistent source of the very highest quality Carnelian. However, these precious gems had never been available in large enough quantities to make even a single necklace. That is, until now. Our new Carnelian is indeed so uncommon, that it takes 8,000 carats of very high quality "rough" Carnelian to create one 80-carat precious necklace. Although these new, precious Carnelian necklaces contain less mass than our semi-precious Carnelian necklaces, they are much more powerful energetically.

    The Story of Precious Carnelian

    Why is this new Carnelian so therapeutically potent? Understanding what makes it special requires a brief look at Carnelian's origins. As readers of Michael Katz's book, Wisdom of the Gemstone Guardians know, human beings are intimately involved in creating Carnelian. All Carnelian is made by heating chalcedony (often gray chalcedony), usually at high temperatures for a long time, until it turns orange. In addition, other treatments, such as iron oxide, are often used to further deepen the gems' color.

    Our new Carnelian is different; in fact, it is virtually unique. It originates as a light-yellow chalcedony and is transformed into Carnelian through a particularly gentle and natural process. The rough gems are placed in an earthen pot and heated on wood at a very low temperature for about 24 hours. Nothing else is added, except some additional wood to keep the temperature consistent. This mimics the natural heating that takes place in the Earth.

    The result of this gentle transformation process is Carnelian that is extraordinarily rare, therapeutically powerful, and beautifully translucent—the purest vehicle for the orange ray available on Earth.

    Choosing Precious Carnelian

    Our new precious Carnelian is literally in a class by itself. For that reason, we have graded it for therapeutic quality on its own scale, separate from that of our semi-precious Carnelian. The therapeutic-quality grades of precious Carnelian begin where semi-precious Carnelian leaves off. So, for example, a "Very Fine Quality" precious Carnelian is more therapeutically potent that an "Exquisite Plus" semi-precious Carnelian. Hence, when you order our Carnelian, you will find our precious and semi-precious Carnelian in separate ordering charts.

    Carnelian's quality is easy to judge with the naked eye. A microscope is not necessary and a light table may even be deceiving. With Carnelian, color is more important than clarity. Nonetheless, to be therapeutic, Carnelian must be free of any rock matrix or non-Carnelian inclusions. The Carnelian should not appear muddy or dull. Cracks, even small ones, should be avoided, because they disrupt the emission of the Carnelian’s frequency.

    The color of a Carnelian sphere as it is visible to the naked eye in sunlight is a true representation of the energy it will give to its wearer. To judge Carnelian’s true color, it must be held up in ambient sunshine outdoors and not directly in front of the sun. In this respect, Carnelian is different from some other gemstones: any light source placed directly behind Carnelian makes it appear lighter than it really is. Carnelian color should be as consistent as possible throughout the sphere and, ideally, true to the pure orange seen in a rainbow.

    Such Carnelian is not plentiful. For many people, this optimal Carnelian color may actually provide too strong an influx of orange ray. Therefore, in most cases, using the Carnelian with a slight hint of red coloring is recommended; it emanates a degree of orange ray that is in balance for most people. The more commonly available, dark red-orange Carnelian is not therapeutic.

    Well-formed spheres and neat drill holes are also vital to Carnelian's effectiveness. Irregularly shaped or improperly drilled spheres diminish the strength with which Carnelian can express its frequency into the aura.

    My stomach cramping had become chronic as a result of metal toxicity. The constant pain made my emotions slump, and I became depressed. Then I began to wear Carnelian. While helping me detox the metal, Carnelian also filled me with positive emotions. It was as if the sun was finally shining after a long and dreary season, and I was able to manage the pain more effectively.

    Susan Gold
    Holistic Health Counselor
    Bonita, California

    I am 45 years old and the mother of eight children. I’ve had a problem with my weight since childhood. Some months ago, I began a raw foods diet and have also been wearing Carnelian. The necklace has helped me clear away the clouds and stay focused on my weight and spiritual issues. I’ve lost over 100 pounds and feel like it’s just the beginning of my journey.

    T.E., Dallas, Oregon

    After giving birth, I was at a low point from depression, weight gain, and confusion about how to proceed in my life. Longstanding migraines, endometriosis, and digestive problems also plagued me. Since starting to wear Carnelian six months ago, I haven’t had a migraine, nor any endometriosis pain or digestive problems. I sleep better. I have energy and am making better choices. My life is starting to look like I once envisioned it—centered around wellness and peace.

    D.F-G., Miami, Florida

    Wearing Carnelian for the past two months has given me a great sense of relaxation. But amazingly—and most important—every time I wear it, I feel compelled to express myself through painting, the secret goal of my life since childhood. Because of Carnelian, I now take joy in painting, and I understand that bringing joy is the purpose of this small gift that life has given me.

    L.P., Deux-Montagnes, Quebec, Canada

    I own several Gemisphere necklaces, and Carnelian is my favorite. When I wear it, I feel more energetic, happy, clear headed, and healthy. When I start feeling down, tired, or unwell, I put on my Carnelian, and I'm a new person!

    L.S., Florida

    When I first received my Carnelian necklace, recent lab work indicated that my thyroid was sluggish, and I had scored in the lowest category of the Adrenal Stress Index test. When my Carnelian arrived, I laid it next to my throat. I could immediately feel my thyroid drinking in the Carnelian energy. Within a couple months of wearing the Carnelian regularly, my thyroid and adrenals were restored. M.T., Valparaiso, Indiana

    Carnelian is one of my favorite gemstones. I've always struggled with a bit of a negative attitude and some depression. The orange color ray from brightens my soul, and I find myself saying, "All is well, all is well," and actually believing it! I call this necklace "the spark of joy!"

    J.C., Washington

    Wear It Around Your Neck

    One of the most powerful and convenient ways to use a Carnelian necklace is to wear it around your neck. There the gems will silently work for you as you go about your day. At night while you are sleeping, you can wear the necklace or keep it within three feet of your body to maintain your connection with the gems.

    Focused Treatments

    You can also use Carnelian for more focused treatments. The simplest treatment is to place it on a specific area of your body to focus its healing energies there. For example, you can curl it up and place it on an ailing, injured, or painful area to accelerate the area’s recovery.

    Revitalizing and Cleansing Infusion

    Carnelian energy and the orange ray are infused into a localized area of the body to vitalize the area's cells and encourage them to release their disharmony, toxicity, or disease. This treatment is especially effective for ailing organs. It also excels as an adjunct to an internal cleansing or detoxification program.

    Decision Clarification Technique

    Carnelian is placed on the brow and heart chakras to help you clarify and make a difficult decision. This technique helps you sort out your emotions about the decision and reveals the degree to which you are in harmony with a certain choice. It can also help you modify a decision until it best serves you.

    Time Guidelines

    It is best to wear Carnelian continually, especially if you are wearing it to increase your mental clarity. However, it’s always wise to be sensitive to your body’s responses. If you start to feel a headache or significant discomfort, take the necklace off for a while. Then allow your body time to adjust to the changes by wearing the gems for only an hour or two a day. Gradually increase this time until you can comfortably wear the gems for as long and often as you wish.

    Cleanse Carnelian Regularly

    To maintain their effectiveness, therapeutic gemstones need regular care. As the gems help us release energetic impurities, some of these energies cling to the gems’ surface and inhibit their ability to work at their peak capacity. A simple energetic cleansing will clear these energies and restore the gems to their naturally vibrant state. You can use any of the following methods to cleanse your Carnelian necklace. Learn more about these methods.

    Plant Rejuvenation: 2 – 3 times a week, wrap the necklace around the base of a healthy houseplant or lay the necklace in its branches.

    Salt Bed: 2 – 3 times a week, lay the gems in a half-inch of salt for at least an hour or overnight.

    Water Rinse: Rinse the gems daily for the first two weeks, then 2 – 3 times a week.

    Sunbath: Every 1 - 2 weeks, lay the gems in sunlight for a maximum of 20 minutes at a time.

    Clay Cleanse: For deeper cleansing, occasionally perform a bentonite clay bath or pack.

    Special Storage Note: Store Carnelian in a closed container to counteract its tendency to pick up unwanted energies from the atmosphere.

    When Your Necklace First Arrives

    When you put on a new necklace or one you haven’t worn for a while, bring it into your aura with consciousness and a clear intent. We call this “practicing presence.” By opening yourself to the gems’ energies and consciously cooperating with the process of change, you can greatly enhance the gemstones’ benefits.

    Learn more about how to use your new gems here.