About this Mala:
Wrist Mala Carnelian with Lotus with 8mm round Carnelian beads imprinted with the Lotus flower, strung on stretchy cord with a Carnelian guru bead. Imported.
Carnelian is a brownish-red to orange variety of chalcedony Quartz, colored by trace amounts of iron. Carnelian is one of the oldest traded gemstones, used for commerce and jewelry, and dates back to ancient Egypt. The most significant sources of Carnelian can be found in Brazil, Uruguay, India, Madagascar, and the United States.
Carnelian: Helps balance creativity and mental processes, and increase passion and compassion. In the Feng Shui tradition, orange is associated with creativity, abundance, organization and is “Yang.” This stone is associated with the second chakra and folklored to evoke fertility and inspire passion.