Looks like two hearts glued together, but this heart is actually cut from a piece of carnelian stone so that the front and back incorporate the bands within the stone. Little natural Carnelian agate 1.57 inch wide slightly puffy heart weighs 1.1 ounces. There a few spots that are not perfectly polished because of the stone.
Carnelian healing properties:
This is pretty much as Martian as it gets! Carnelian has a powerfully fiery, yet grounding energy that activates the first, second and third chakras. This connection makes Carnelian an excellent self-esteem builder, ideal if you need help voicing your opinions or asking for what you really want.
Carnelian is the stone of empowerment and courage. In ancient times, warriors wore carnelian, especially red carnelian, for courage to go into battle.
On an emotional and mental level, Carnelian aids decision-making, getting grounded, dispelling doubts and taking action. It also resonates beautifully with the physical body, bringing fresh, vital energy that illuminates physical life. Carnelian calls in high-frequency energy for your meditation or when you actively create. Carnelian is also very useful for inspiring the next best action to take because of it’s empowering and motivating nature. Artists love how Carnelian promotes creativity, inspiration and self-affirmation.
When you first wake-up, before you get out of bed, reach for your Carnelian heart and place it on your navel. Focus on what you want to manifest for that day. Carnelian is especially beneficial to women because of it’s hormone-balancing properties and connection with life-giving blood.
Natural Carnelian is highly variable in appearance and often has inclusions and spots of the outer rock surface as part of the polished stone.
Natural Carnelian is very magnetic. Holding a piece of Carnelian makes you feel happier.