This Raw Carnelian stone has an amazing light about it….radiating orange. I love how it stands up!!! It weighs 50 grams and measures 1 7/8 “ long, 1.50” wide and 1" thick. Ready to enjoy as is or inspire something of your own creation. This iron rich stone is from the island of Madagascar. Because of this iron, Carnelian is an energizing stone......restoring vitality. It is often used when opening and activating the 2nd or Sacral Chakra. Stone of the goddess...Carnelian is a perfect stone for connecting the mother- child relationship. A strengthening stone, Carnelian imparts courage and self-trust. In ancient times Carnelian was used to protect the dead on their journey.