Origin of carnelianaltered, after Classical Latin caro, flesh (because of its color) from cornelian
Several uncut carnelians.
A very deep red with orange-brown tones.
A pale to deep red or reddish-brown variety of clear chalcedony, used in jewelry.
Origin of carnelianMiddle English corneline from Old French from cornel cornel from Latin cornus
(countable and uncountable, plural carnelians)
- (mineralogy) A hard, reddish brown chalcedony; used in jewelery,
- The pin has onyx set in silver, and the enhancer has carnelian and quartz accented by man-made diamonds.
- Carnelian: The orange gem is believed to inspire feelings of joy, and also bring the wearer blessings.
- Another brooch by Judith Ripka is the Sterling Gemstone Pin with Carnelian Doublet Enhancer.
- The town is celebrated for its manufacture of agate and carnelian ornaments, of reputation principally in China.
- A carnelian inscribed with the letters C. Plin.