For lighting your own fire.
Associated with the Sacral Chakra, Carnelian invokes leadership + courage. It's believed to help spark one's fire, bringing in fresh, motivated energy. Carnelian inspires self confidence, and ambition. It's believed to be helpful in overcoming negative thought patterns, instead encouraging empowerment, a sense of purpose, and drive.
Carnelian is a great choice for entrepreneurs, as it's believed to sharpen analytical skills and encourages one to release doubt and take action. It symbolises a love of life, and is also believed to increase fertility, unapologetic sexuality + vitality.