This beaded gemstone necklace measures approximately 29.75 inches long. It is made of a variety of carnelian beads and pewter spacers, giving the necklace texture. The fluted round carnelian bead in the center measures approximately 20mm or 0.79 inches.
A stone of valor and strength, carnelian is believed to give the wearer courage, confidence, and wisdom. It keeps depression at bay, and it gives the wearer a sense of hope and optimism. Carnelian is believed to boost self-esteem and to aid in solving problems. It protects from negative emotions and dispels apathy and laziness. A stone of action and fire, it is even believed to increase physical energy. Carnelian is associated with the Zodiac signs of Aries, Scorpio, Leo, and Virgo. It is an alternate birthstone for the month of July.