Released in the early 1970 's, this red wine grape was created by Dr. H. P. Olmo, a U. Davis oenologist, some 30 years earlier and derived from crossing Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignan. Currently grown in Central California and, more successfully, in Texas.
Carnelian is a red to brown gemstone; it is a chalcedony, a type of quartz. The best quality carnelian comes from India. Traditionally, it is a sacred gemstone because of the color. Red symbolizes the life force or blood.
(also see Natural Carnelian) - orange to bright red-orange translucent stone. The orange variety frequently has areas of lighter and darker orange, giving it a banded or less uniform look (but very pretty). On this site, I refer to the reddish style as "Carnelian" and the orange style as "Natural Carnelian."
is chalcedony quartz with a translucent appearance. It ranges in colour from light brownish-red to deep transparent red influenced by the presence of iron oxide. It can be found worldwide, but large sources can be found in Brazil and Uruguay.
Carnelian is a type of chalcedony that is that is a translucent reddish-orange or reddish-brown (pronounced cal-sid-nee). Its color comes from its iron oxide content and stones mat present a uniform color or may be faintly banded.
Semi-precious stone, a reddish variety of chalcedony. This stone is useful for understanding one's rhythms and cycles and it is said that if it is worn in a pouch around the neck by a women during menstrual periods - it will help to ease the stomach cramps felt at that time. Strengthens voice; helps rheumatism and arthritis, depression, neuralgia; aids the sense of touch. Used for infertility and impotence. Alleviates blood poisoning, fever, infection and nose bleeds. Helps in the treatment of sores, spasms and wounds. Protects from evil, elevates the spirits, grounds energies thus assisting concentration and mental focus by clearing the mind and focusing one's thoughts. Helps daydreamers and those who are absent-minded.
Having a waxy luster, Carnelian is a cryptocrystalline form of quartz. It may be translucent, and though it is most often white to gray, grayish-blue, or same shade of brown. Though on occasion it is nearly black. It does appear in a variety of other colors, however.
Carnelian (also called cornelian and carneole) is a reddish form of chalcedony (a type of quartz). This translucent stone has a waxy luster. The best carnelian is from India. Most commercial carnelian is really stained chalcedony. Carnelian has a hardness of 7 and a specific gravity of 2.61.
This stone is projective and is a red form of chalcedony. Ancient Egypt believed it could promote peace and harmony and to dispel depression, healing, courage and sexual energy. Carnelian was worn to prevent skin diseases and as a general health-inducer. This stone may be worn to stimulate the sexual drive. See also: diamond amd onyx
Carnelian is a quartz crystal and a sub-variety of chalcedony. It is found in flesh-color to reddish brown to a uniform red. On Mohsâ€™ scale of hardness, carnelian is 6.5 - 7. It has a waxy or dull luster and primary sources include Brazil, India and Uruguay. (See Carnelian Facts.) (Note: Sources listed in order of primary and secondary deposits.)