These striking orange beauties are a naturally bright, rich, juicy orange hue. They are not dyed.
This particular hue of orange calcite is popular and in high demand due to it's bold color and smooth texture when polished. The nickname for this variety of orange calcite is "orange sherbet" calcite because it resembles the saturated, tasty color of the sweet citrus-flavored treat.
Orange calcite is a crystal of happiness, joy, motivation, sexual energy and vigor, youth, inspiration, bountiful creativity and mental brightness. It is believed to influence bursts of energy and aid in vitality. Many people place orange calcite around their personal spaces to help deal with down moods and depression, while others enjoy carrying a piece of orange calcite in their purse or bags to travel near and far with. The playful orange hue is said to enhance the mood and bring on positive feelings and emotions.
It is associated with the sacral chakra and solar plexus chakras, the sun, the plant Venus, the elements of earth and fire, the astrological signs of Cancer, Leo, Gemini and Sagittarius and the African orisha Oshun.