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Carnelian Beads (48)

Carnelian Beads range in color from orange to red to dark brown. This gemstone has been used for jewelry and ornamentation since ancient times, and at one time it could only be worn by members of the aristocracy. Now carnelian beads are a great choice for jewelry making when you need that orange red that glows like fire. Buying online at the Bead Traders means you will get affordable beads and beading supplies every day, because we purchase beads in volume, and pass the savings on to you.

Carnelian Beads Faceted 8mm avg Round, 16" length, 48 pcs

Carnelian Beads Faceted 8mm avg Round, 16" length, 48 pcs

$18.76
$14.00

Approx. Length 16" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 8x8x8 mm | 48 pieces

4mm Carnelian plain round beads 15 inch 95 pieces

4mm Carnelian plain round beads 15 inch 95 pieces

$6.00

Approximates: 4mm diameter Carnelian unfaceted rounds on a 15 inch strand with approximately 95 pieces.

3.5mm Dark Carnelian Agate faceted rondelle beads 13 inches 115 pieces

3.5mm Dark Carnelian Agate faceted rondelle beads 13 inches 115 pieces

$15.00

3.5mm Dark Carnelian Agate faceted rondelle beads 13 inches 115 pieces are approximate measurements and counts. Color treated Agate

8mm Matte Carnelian plain round beads 14.5 inch 47 pieces

8mm Matte Carnelian plain round beads 14.5 inch 47 pieces

$8.00

8mm diameter Matte Carnelian unfaceted round beads measure approximately 14.5 inches in length with approximately 47 pieces per strand.

6mm Carnelian Agate faceted round beads 14.5 inch 64 pieces

6mm Carnelian Agate faceted round beads 14.5 inch 64 pieces

$8.00

Carnelian Agate faceted round beads measure approximate 6mm diameter, 14.5 inch, 64 pieces. Color Treated

3mm Shaded Carnelian Round Beads, 14 inch

3mm Shaded Carnelian Round Beads, 14 inch

$8.04
$6.00

Length 14 inch strand | Approx. Bead Size 3mm

5-10mm Carnelian Faceted Teardrop Beads 14 inch 43 beads

5-10mm Carnelian Faceted Teardrop Beads 14 inch 43 beads

$20.10
$15.00

approximately 5x4mm - 10x5mm 14.5 inches 43 beads Straight Drilled

4.5mm Mystic Carnelian plain rondelle beads 12.5 inch 130 pieces

4.5mm Mystic Carnelian plain rondelle beads 12.5 inch 130 pieces

$10.00

4.5mm in size average for this Mystic Carnelian plain rondelle bead strand measuring approximately 12.5 inches in length with 130 pieces.

10mm Carnelian heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

10mm Carnelian heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

$5.00

Approximates: 10x10mm calibrated faceted heart yellowish Carnelian gemstone Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Pendant Charm 1 piece

6mm Carnelian Faceted Coin Beads, 14 inch

6mm Carnelian Faceted Coin Beads, 14 inch

$20.10
$15.00

Length 14 inch Approx. Bead Size;5-6mm

2.5mm Mystic Carnelian & Agate faceted rondelle beads 13 inch 159 pieces

2.5mm Mystic Carnelian & Agate faceted rondelle beads 13 inch 159 pieces

$12.00

2.5mm approximate measure for these Mystic Carnelian & Agate faceted rondelle beads presented on a 13 inch strand of 159 pieces.

12mm Carnelian faceted round beads 15.5 inch 33 pieces

12mm Carnelian faceted round beads 15.5 inch 33 pieces

$14.00

12mm diameter Carnelian faceted round beads measure approximately 15.5 inches in length with approximately 33 pieces per strand.

8-9mm Carnelian Agate plain round beads 16 inch 43 Beads

8-9mm Carnelian Agate plain round beads 16 inch 43 Beads

$12.00

approximate 8-9mm 16 inch 43 pcs

8mm Carnelian Agate faceted round beads 15 inch 50 pieces

8mm Carnelian Agate faceted round beads 15 inch 50 pieces

$15.00

Carnelian Agate faceted round beads measure approximate 8mm diameter, 15 inch, 60 pieces. Color Treated

12mm Carnelian Agate large hole faceted rounds 7.5 inches 16 beads

12mm Carnelian Agate large hole faceted rounds 7.5 inches 16 beads

$14.00

Approximates: 12mm Carnelian Agate large hole faceted rounds 7.5 inches 16 beads

4mm Shaded Carnelian Plain Round Beads, 14 inch

4mm Shaded Carnelian Plain Round Beads, 14 inch

$8.04
$6.00

Length 14 inch strand; Approx. Bead Size;4mm;Very light orange to deep dark caramel colored plain rounds

6mm Shaded Carnelian Faceted Coin Beads 13 inches 57 beads

6mm Shaded Carnelian Faceted Coin Beads 13 inches 57 beads

$20.10
$15.00

approximately 6mm - 6.5mm Bezel Faceted Coins 13.5 inches 57 beads

10mm Medium Carnelian heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

10mm Medium Carnelian heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

$5.00

Approximates: 10x10mm calibrated faceted heart medium saturated orange Carnelian gemstone Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Pendant Charm 1 piece

6-9mm Carnelian Faceted Straight Drilled Teardrop Beads, 14 inch

6-9mm Carnelian Faceted Straight Drilled Teardrop Beads, 14 inch

$13.40
$10.00

Length 14 inch Approx. ; Bead Size 6-9mm

4mm Carnelian Plain Coin Beads, 14 inch

4mm Carnelian Plain Coin Beads, 14 inch

$8.04
$6.00

Length 14 inch | Approx. Bead Size 4x3mm

14mm Carnelian Agate large hole plain rounds 7 inches 13 beads

14mm Carnelian Agate large hole plain rounds 7 inches 13 beads

$14.00

Approximates: 14mm Carnelian Agate 2.5mm large hole plain rounds 7 inches 13 beads

3mm Mystic Carnelian & Agate faceted rondelle beads 13 inch 156 pieces

3mm Mystic Carnelian & Agate faceted rondelle beads 13 inch 156 pieces

$12.00

3mm approximate measure for these Mystic Carnelian & Agate faceted rondelle beads presented on a 13 inch strand of 156 pieces.

8-9mm Carnelian Faceted Coin Beads 8 inch 21 pieces

8-9mm Carnelian Faceted Coin Beads 8 inch 21 pieces

$28.14
$21.00

Approximate 8-9mm diameter on the 8 inch strand of approximately 21 pieces

10mm Dark Carnelian heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

10mm Dark Carnelian heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

$5.00

Approximates: 10x10mm calibrated faceted heart Dark Carnelian gemstone Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Pendant Charm 1 piece


Carnelian or Cornelian

Carnelian is a type of chalcedony containing silica and iron oxide, and it is the iron that gives carnelian beads their beautiful, fiery reddish orange hue. Sard is similar to carnelian, although sard tends to be a bit harder, and the two names are often used interchangeably. Both carnelian and sard come mainly from Germany, Brazil, Siberia and India. Carnelian is often found in rock cavities; in the United States, there are large carnelian deposits around the Great Lakes, in Massachusetts and in Missouri.

The name is sometimes also spelled ‘cornelian.’ Both are correct, although ‘cornelian’ is thought to be the original form with ‘carnelian’ becoming more popular after the 16th century. Scholars think that the name may have come from the Latin ‘cornum,’ or cornel cherry, because the red stone resembled the fruit.

Signed and Sealed

Carnelian beads can be cut and polished into any shape or size, but cabochons and cushions are the most popular form. The stones were found at the Minoan palace of Knossos from the Bronze Age on the island of Crete. The Romans carved carnelian for seals and signet rings because melted wax doesn’t stick to the stone when it is used to seal documents and scrolls. Only nobly born people were allowed to use carnelian, and many people of high social rank were buried with red carnelian beads as a sign of status.

Good Vibrations

Need more pep in your step? Wear carnelian beads to increase energy and protect yourself from negativity. Carnelian is also thought to control the temper and instill a feeling of calm. It is also said to lighten the mood, promote a sense of humor and protect against poverty. Red carnelian beads are also used to increase the appetite in people who have been ill or have difficulty eating.

Burning Red

Large, chunky, red carnelian beads look spectacular when strung together on a necklace or bracelet. Orange red carnelian is also popular for rings and engraved broaches. Larger stones can exhibit striations and variations in color that are very striking. Carnelian is attractive with other stones, such moss agate, African opals, jasper and snowflake obsidian.

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