Carnelian, the red or orange variety of agate, contains various iron compounds. It is a powerful motivation stone and has been called the “self-esteem stone”. It assists in focusing on the present, stimulates appetite, physical energy, emotions, passion, and concentration. Long recognized as a powerful stone for focusing attention to the present moment, Carnelian is an excellent choice for meditation beads.In the 1700's it was said to bring luck, comfort, and protection. In the 1800's, Carnelian was said to help those who needed courage to speak. Carnelian is a translucent to opaque reddish variety of quartz. A sacred stone of the Egyptians and the Tibetans, this energetic stone activates the lower chakras and helps the wearer to take action.
The pendant has been mounted in Sterling silver and length is around 0.5 inches
Shape - As shown in image