Get to Know the Gemstones: Carnelian, Black Lava + Unakite

This month, we’re shining a spotlight on some of our best-selling and most unique gemstones. Each of the gemstones is all natural and semi precious, and is known for an array of healing properties that provide wellness to its wearer. Next up: carnelian, black lava + unakite.


Mantra: I am energy.


Carnelian is a vitalizing stone that increases motivation and enhances creativity. Its bold energy stimulates your senses and provides a feeling of empowerment.

It provides courage, helps you to trust in yourself and sharpens concentration, especially during meditation.

As a stabilizing stone, carnelian protects against negative emotions like envy, anger and resentment, replacing them instead with a love for life.


Mantra: I am fearless.

Black Lava is a strengthening stone that provides you with courage and resilience in times of challenge or change. 

As a grounding stone with beginnings at the center of the earth, black lava enhances your connection to the universe and eases communication.

As a calming stone, it helps rid you of anger and anxiety, providing you with positive energy and the ability to shed unnecessary emotional attachments.


Mantra: I am grounded.

Unakite is a grounding stone that balances your emotions and brings calm to any situation.

It helps you break through barriers that are holding you back, aids in spiritual growth and enhances optimism about the future.

As a visionary stone, unakite helps you visualize the things you want in life. It encourages self-love and acceptance, and is known to relieve stress and improve sleep.

Which of these gemstones speaks to your soul? Shop them all in our Mindful Soul collection.