Courage, leadership, manifestation, vitality, self empowerment
Chakras: Sacral, solar plexus
Zodiac Signs: Leo, Libra
Sunstone Crystal Healing Properties
Sunstone is believed to allow you to find ways to make your dreams manifest. It may enhance your ability to step forward in difficult situations with courage and enthusiasm. Also, it is thought to turn work into fun through zest for action. Similarly, Sunstone may be effective for lifting dark moods and increasing feelings of self-worth. Moreover, it is thought to instil confidence, motivation and optimism which enables our personal power to shine.
History and Uses
The name Sunstone is derived from this crystal’s warm colour and the fact that it reflects light. Usually, it is coloured from orange to brown red with sparkling inclusions of Hematite. It has been known as a stone of good luck because it brings light to all situations. It was used by the Canadian Indians in medicine wheel rituals, and to the ancient Greeks it represented the Sun Gods. It was used in ancient India as a protection against dark forces from other realms.
Sunstone is an oligioclase feldspar mineral with a hardness of 6 to 6.5. It has a triclinic crystal system and derives its name from its warm orange colour and sparkling inclusions. It can be found in Canada, USA, Norway, Greece and India
I am continually inspired by my inner visions, and delight in taking action to make them real.