Carnelian egg For the gemstone egg collections. Carnelian is used for focusing, realization, and self-actualization, Carnelian stimulates the mind. Eggs are symbolic of new beginnings, the spark of creation. The egg is also a powerful symbol of fertility, purity and rebirth, used often in rituals to promote fertility and restore vitality. and to foresee the future. They also symbolize the meaning of growth, protection, resurrection.