Creativity, Success, Direction
Stimulates creativity. Aids in understanding the inner self and strengthens concentration. Overcomes the fear of public speaking, increases the self worth, and is a fast acting stone to succeed in one's career.
Has a clearing effect, dispelling negative energies as it replaces them with positive ones. This can make it easier to find direction, and its grounding effects can make it easier for you to feel in control of your life. This makes carnelian a good stone for people who feel like they are going nowhere.
Primary Chakras: Sacral, Root, Solar Plexus
Sources for this information include HealingCrystals.com, The Book of Stones by Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian, and The Crystal Bible by Judy Hall.