Carnelian is a healing stone. It uplifts the spirit and grants boldness and confidence to those who are shy to speak. Worn by many as a good luck charm, Carnelian is a wonderful stone for new beginnings. It is ruled by the Virgo sun sign and linked to emotional warmth, sociability, and creativity. Bringing serenity and acceptance of the great cycle of life, Carnelian is excellent for recall of past life experiences and for calming fears about death and rebirth.