Carnelian Agate Earrings with Bronze Hooks
3 cm long cute little earrings with lovely carnelian agate beads!
Like the unexpected fire of a sunset, or the first flash of autumn brilliance, Carnelian captivates.
A glassy, translucent stone, Carnelian is an orange-colored variety of Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family. Its color varies from pale pinkish-orange to a deep rusty brown, though it is most known for its brilliant orange and red-orange crystals. Its name comes from a Latin word meaning "flesh."
In antiquity, as well as today, Carnelian is believed to help timid speakers become both eloquent and bold. Ancient Warriors wore Carnelian around their neck for courage and physical power to conquer their enemies. In Egypt it was worn by master architects to show their rank of builder, and alchemists of the Middle Ages used it as a boiling stone to activate the energy of other Chalcedonies. As the first stone in the breastplate of the High Priest, it signified the blood of the martyrs and was once believed to prevent illness and the Plague.
The ancient Egyptians called Carnelian "the setting sun." In its orange hues, they identified it with the receptive or passive female energies, and associated it with the fertile menstrual blood of the mother goddess, Isis. In its red, red-orange to reddish brown shades, they considered it the active male energy stone, recognized by its glowing vibrant color. Carnelian is traditionally worn to enhance passion, love, and desire.
The hooks are made of bronze. If you prefer having a sterling silver or silicone hook you can easily purchase it in our webshop from the Product Add-ons menu. I will change the hooks for you and send your new pair of earrings with your preferred hooks.
This piece is also available as a pair of clips! Please select surgical steel clips in the Product Add-ons menu!
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