Natural Carnelian Stone Hoop Earrings

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  • Material: Natural Carnelian Stone
  • Metal: Stainless Steel
  • Features: Nickel Free, Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Tarnish Free.
  • Packaging: Organza Gift Bag, Bubble Mailer
  • Measurement: 1.5 circumference
  • Weight: 0.007 kg.

  • General Properties

    The quartz carnelian is a variety of chalcedony. He had and has special significance as a gemstone. However, the name cannot be clarified clearly; In the Middle Ages, Latin was the word “corneolus”, later the stone was known by the term “cornelius”. Ancient writings assume that the stone became known after the cornelian cherry, because of its color. In the 18th and 19th centuries is often the spelling “Karniol”. Carnelian, Kornalin, Blood Agate, Meat Agate, Coral Agate.

    The colors vary from bright red to fire red, from brown red to almost black shimmering reds. The multi-faceted color plays arise through portions of iron oxide. Particularly beautiful carnelian come from Brazil and India, but also in North Africa, Australia and Japan are wonderful stones.

    Carnelian has a greasy to glassy gloss, the transparency is translucent.  Like other quartzes, such as milk quartz, amethyst, agate or rose quartz, carnelian also crystallizes out of silicate-rich solutions, especially in the cavities of igneous rocks. Major carnelian deposits are found in Scotland, among others; England; France; Fichtelgebirge, Glauchau, Saalfeld, Black Forest and Odenwald / Germany; Karawanken and at the Grillkogel / Austria; Jura / Switzerland; Bohemia / Czech Republic; Banská Bystrica / Slovakia; Poland; Karelia / Russia; Ukraine; Hungary; South Africa; India; Japan; China; Australia; Brazil and the USA.