Mystical Properties: Wearing
Sunstone Jewelry is thought to strengthen the life force,
bring luck, instill optimism and increase strength and vitality.
Used by the Canadian Indians in Medicine rituals to help the spirit guides access
the healing power of the Sun. When contact with the spirit guides was successful, the Sunstone was said to glow a
The Greeks adorned goblets with Sunstone to prevent poisoning. They believed
Sunstone improved the life force, increased vitality and brought plenty.
In India, the stone was used to
wearer from destructive forces.
In Astrology, the Sun is called the Lesser Beneficent and rules the
5th house of love, romance and luck.
Sunstone is thought to be ruled
by the Sun and therefore is a gemstone of
Sunstone Jewelry is thought to
to the wearer.
said to work well with the 3rd
(Naval) and 4th (Heart) Chakras.
The State gemstone of Oregon.
Healing Properties: Said to be helpful to the liver
and kidneys, to aid digestion and reduce acid. Also thought beneficial for cartliage problems and rheumatism.
Scientific Properties: Composed of oligioclase
feldspar. The reflections of light are caused by inclusions of
hematite or goethite within the stone.
Famous localities include Plush, Oregon. A supply of
nice Sunstone is coming onto the market from India. Hardness is
6-7 on the Moh's Hardness Scale.