Metaphysically carnelian is associated with self empowerment, confidence, and creativity, all traits that help us express ourselves to the greater world around us. Although historically associated with the Divine Masculine because of its iron content, responsible for the red color, the womb like druzy pockets in many carnelian pieces further associate it with the Divine Feminine, manifestation, and sacred union.
You can read Stacie's take on carnelian in her blog article here.
Bowl shapes can be used for both energetic and mundane tasks, such as serving as an offering bowl, prayer/manifestation bowl, for creating gem elixirs, or heck, maybe even put your soap or jewelry in it. It would be especially nice to put massage oil into so you could dip your fingers into the bowl, warm the oil in your hands, and then slather it on your honey. This bowl has what looks like a groovy mushroom in the dip with a sun in it, or a pregnant goddess, if you flip it over to the other side. There is really distinctive banding in this piece with a layering of a very light opaque peach with the darker burnt orange/red colors.
This product weighs approximately 2.58 lbs. and measures approximately 4 1/4 X 6 1/2 X 2".