Red Crystals and Gemstones: Healing Properties of Carnelian and Red Garnet

Ancient Egyptian Carnelian Renewal Fountain

Known as the Artist’s Stone, it activates creativity, possibly uncovering hidden talents or latent gifts. It is an excellent stone for relieving depression, grounding, general well-being; helps to focus thoughts, intensify concentration, increase physical energy.

Being part of the red crystal and gemstone family, it resonates with both the root or base chakra and the sacral chakra. Use this wonderful stone to cleanse and balance your Base Chakra, aligning you with a feeling of greater security and groundedness.

The ancient Egyptians believed that carnelian was a source of vitality that sustained the cycle of rebirth and renewal. There are references to the use of carnelian in the Egyptian Book of the Dead. High Priests used this beautiful stone material for their Chalice as it has the unique quality of retaining the vibration of whatever was placed within. Many chalices contained or had molded silver liners, representing the Moon’s renewal cycles and the purity of its shining light in the night sky.

Working with Carnelian will foster a sense of self-confidence, allowing the wearer to better discern the many options before them. Drinking Carnelian charged water will create a feeling of empowered motivation in someone who may be a bit unmotivated. It will also help relieve depression, increasing a sense of self-esteem and self-empowerment.

It can be used as a focal point during meditation or placed on the Third Eye to cleanse, balance and align your inner sight with that of the physical realm.

*Angelic Kingdom Association: Archangel Raziel, whose name means “Secret of God”, will help you, when asked, to remember who you really are.

*Healing properties: relieves depression, stone for general well-being, increases concentration, increases physical energy, absorbs and repels negativity.

* Vibrational Frequency: high energy, vitality, stabilizes excess nervous energy.

*Spiritual Properties: helps the Soul in its journey through the physical plane, helps to be in the present moment.

Being my personal favorite, it is one of many crystal and gemstone bracelets that I wear on a daily basis!

red garnet stone of good luck

The pomegranate seed is the inspiration for the name of this gemstone. His unique fiery red energy is unlike any other. In the past, Garnet was used to ward off demons, protecting its wearers from ghosts in the dead of night.

Resonating with the second Chakra or Sacral Chakra, Garnet aligns the wearer with abundance and prosperity, protection, enhancing relationships in a variety of ways, on many levels.

The vibrational energy frequency of this magnificent gemstone is that of the Third Eye, clear, brilliant, intense, all seeing, all knowing, piercing through the cloudy shadows of disbelief.

The range of colors is from deep translucent red to a very deep almost red-black color. It is often given as a token of love and fidelity.

When placed on the Third Eye during meditation, it will cleanse negative energy and over time allow you to see more clearly whether or not you are aware of your Third Eye opening. It is more than possible for an Intuitive to access their inner vision regardless of their Third Eye being open. It is highly recommended that the Garnet be cleansed and charged in sunlight before being placed in the Third Eye Chakra. You may choose to pass your stone through incense or over a red or white candle flame rather than placing it in the sun’s rays. Whichever method you choose, always take the proper precautions when working with candles or incense.

*Angelic Kingdom Association: Archangel Jophiel whose name means “Beauty of God” seeing through the eyes of love, improving all relationships especially those of the heart. Angel Israfil whose name means “The Burning One” is also associated with this gemstone, burning away imperfections, purifying the love between two people.

*Healing properties: personal relationships, feelings of security, passion, creativity, regulate metabolism, feelings of lack, cure fear of the unknown.

* Vibratory Frequency: intense, penetrating, burning purification.

*Spiritual properties: third eye activation, compassion, dream recall

If you want to remember a past life or an incident in this life, Garnet can help you heal what happened before, bringing you to where you are right now with compassion and love. He takes head before delving into the past; make sure he wants to revisit an experience or situation. It may be best to let a professional guide you through a regression.

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