If using a 21 bead Mala bracelet, complete five full rotations around the bead mala. This will give you a full meditative course of 100 mantras, the same number of mantras completed with a full sized mala necklace.
Carnelian will bring steadfastness and courage. Not a risky heroic courage, but an everyday type of courage to stand up to difficulties. It also lifts our emotions. It will assist us in solving problems quickly and pragmatically. It will help to bring actions that are started to a proper conclusion and bring a sense of reality whenever you are feeling confused.