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Carnelian Beads

Carnelian, sometimes spelled cornelian, is a red or reddish-brown variant of chalcedony. A cryptocrystalline quartz, carnelian's red color is due to the presence of iron impurities in the form of iron oxide. Carnelian is found in the regions of Arabia and Egypt, India, China, Colombia, Saxony, Scotland, West Germany and USA. Beautiful imitations of carnelian are made by the staining of agate. It is used in making attractive jewelry and decorative pieces.

Carnelian beads, pendants and body jewelry are considered as a mean that can mitigate bad temper. In the ancient period, these beads were in possession of the Great Napoleon. In the ancient period, these beads were mostly used for intaglios, but in the recent period of time, these have been gaining popularity for signet rings. People from all over have use carnelian body jewelry as ornaments such as plugs, spirals, tunnels and hangers. These stone beads were given the name "Carnelian" after the color of the kornel cherry. These beads are available from translucent to semi-opaque form. The prominent colors of these beads are red, orange-red, and brownish chalcedony. Due to the presence of iron, these colors are found in the carnelian stone beads. For polishing these beads, wax is commonly used, because wax does not adhere with the surface of these beads. After getting polished by wax, these beads are being used in making signet rings.

Wholesale prices are offered for carnelian beads, body jewelry and pendants in silver, gold, base metals and findings at Dream Factory Beads, www.esotericadornments.com and pangaeabodyart in 2009.

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