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Virgo Birthstone - Carnelian


carnelian gemstones


Virgo birthstone carnelian gifts may be purchased for this birth sign. The red carnelian may be used for Celtic birth month covering July 8th - August 4th.


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Virgo Birthstone Carnelian Jewelry

Mostly carnelian is made into pieces of jewelry which include earrings, pendants, brooches and bracelets. Often you will find Victorian pieces being sold at reasonable prices.

Consider purchasing a chain with 'Virgo' as the center piece. Click on the link below to view the chain and other birthstone gifts.

10K White Gold Virgo Script Zodiac Pendant Aug 24 - Sept 22 with 16" chain

From: Elite Jewels Inc.

Books with Carnelian in their title

There are a few books with carnelian in their title including 'The Carnelian Cube' by L Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt. This is marketed as a humorous fantasy.

Carnelian Colored Flowers

Buy a bouquet of flowers With lots of orange and red flowers in it. Place the bouquet in a vase to give the gift more elegance.

Facts about Carnelian

Carnelian is also called cornelian. This stone is a translucent semiprecious variety of the silica mineral chalcedony.

Carnelian owes its red to reddish brown color hematite (iron oxide) which may be dispersed throughout mineral. By baking and dying with iron salts the color is enhanced.

The stone was highly valued and used in signet rings by the Greeks and Romans.

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