Carnelian, also known as Sard, is an orange form of Chalcedony, getting its color from Iron Oxides. Most Carnelian originates as a dull banded orange Agate and is skillfully heated to bring out a brilliant orange color. Carnelian crystals are used to succeed in your career and artistic goals. Wear Carnelian to interviews and auditions. Carnelian activates the Sacral Chakra, balancing sexual energy, enhancing one's connection with others and helping relationship and reproductive issues.