Pietersite is a magnificent stone prized for its swirling patterns of colors, mostly comprised of golden brown and blues. Although only recently discovered in the southern regions of Africa, this stone has captivated many for its healing and protective powers. It's a highly useful stone for those who are practicing shamanic rituals and journeying to other dimensions via astral travel.
Carnelian is a variety of chalcedony quartz that can vary in color from bright red to deep brown, sometimes with white markings. The name comes from the Latin word for "flesh" which it resembles. This stone has been valued since antiquity as a healing crystal and talisman. It was used to promote physical well-being, comfort during childbirth or illness, spirituality through religion or meditation practices--and even fidelity in love relationships!