How To Cleanse Carnelian

How To Cleanse Carnelian

Orange Carnelian is a beautiful stone. Over 4,500 years ago, Egyptians started making jewelry out of this bright stone. It is known for being a stone of stability.

To get the most out of your Carnelian, you need to cleanse it.

Should You Cleanse Carnelian?

Some people think that cleansing helps get rid of any bad energy that the crystal may have picked up, while others do it to purify the stone before they use it to heal.

Carnelian is thought to help people feel strong and make good decisions. So, if you want to get the most out of your Carnelian, you should cleanse it as soon as you get it. This will help you get the most out of the crystal.

Second, your Carnelian will become less open to positive energy as time goes on. Some believe that without proper cleansing, stones such as Carnelian are more prone to breaking.

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Lastly, cleansing your Carnelian will help cleanse and purify your own energy fields, especially if you use or wear it often.

It's clear that cleansing your Carnelian is important. Now, let's talk about how to get it done.

How To Cleanse Carnelian

There are several ways to cleanse your Carnelian, and we'll talk about the most popular ones below.

  • in water
  • in salt
  • with sage or incense
  • in sunlight
  • in moonlight

Cleansing With Water

Running water is one of the most common ways to cleanse Carnelian.

Just put your Carnelian crystal in a bowl of water. Just hold your crystal under running water for a few minutes and imagine the energy coming back into the crystal.

Cleansing With Salt

Your Carnelian stone can also be cleansed with salt. Combine the same amount of salt and warm water, and then stir until almost all of the salt has dissolved. Immerse your crystal in the salt water for a few minutes, then wipe it dry. This will help the stone release its energy.

Cleansing With Sage Or Incense

Sage and incense are great ways to cleanse your Carnelian because they are known to be purifying and cleansing.

To cleanse your Carnelian with sage, just burn some sage and blow the smoke over it. You can also hold your crystal in the smoke for a few more minutes to get a really good cleanse.

To use incense to cleanse, light the end of the stick and let it burn for a few seconds, until you can see smoke but no flame. Like with sage, waft the smoke over your Carnelian to get a deep cleanse. Make sure your windows are open when you do this kind of cleanse so that the bad energy can flow out.

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Cleansing With Sunlight

Most stones are often cleansed by putting them in the sun. To use sunlight to cleanse Carnelian, just put the stone in direct sunlight for a few hours. Make sure you don't leave it out for too long, or your beautiful stone may start to fade.

Cleansing With Moonlight

One of the most popular and effective ways to cleanse crystals is with moonlight. Leave your Carnelian outside or near a window overnight so it can soak up the moon's cleansing energy. Let the moon wash away any dirt and give your crystal a sense of stability again.

Cleansing Carnelian Jewelry

When cleansing jewelry with Carnelian crystals, it's best to do so in a gentle way.

Cleansing your Carnelian jewelry is easy and fun. Here's what we recommend:

How To Cleanse A Carnelian Bracelet

We recommend you stay away from sage and incense because the smoke can get too strong and damage the wire of the bracelet.

Water is the same way. It's never a good idea to get your bracelet wet, because the wire can rust and break if it does.

If you want to cleanse your Carnelian bracelet in a gentle way, we suggest using sunlight or moonlight. Just put your bracelet in direct sunlight or moonlight for a few hours and let the cleansing energies do their work.

How To Cleanse A Carnelian Necklace

Cleansing a Carnelian necklace is similar to cleansing a Carnelian bracelet.

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Keep the necklace from getting wet and away from sage or incense smoke. Choose sun or moonlight cleanses instead to get the job done. You can also use a salt bath, which doesn't involve water, or a rice bath.


Cleansing your Carnelian crystals and jewelry is a great way to keep them open to energies of stability and energy.

Now that you know how to cleanse your Carnelian, you can keep them in good shape so they can continue to work their magic in your life.

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