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Sunstone Healing Properties


Stone Name: Sunstone

Other Stone Name(s):
Aventurine Feldspar

Stone Specifics:
Stone of Inspiration and Joy
Stone of Abundance and Manifestation
Stone of Leadership
Service Stone

Keywords: Happiness, Joy, Warmth, Leadership, Inspiration , Benevolence, Service, Light

Stone Color: Sunstones are typically peach colored but can also be yellow, red, green, blue, colorless or copper. Then name sunstone is as a result of the stones warm shades of golds, browns and reds that cause it to sparkle like the sun.

Stone Origin: Sunstones were found in a number of ancient cultures. In ancient India, Sunstone was revered and thought to protect from the destructive forces and hostile spirits. Sunstone was associated by the ancient Egyptians with the "sun" god Ra. In ancient Greece Sunstone was prized for its beauty in fashioning jewelry and also in the manufacture of goblets and plates. It was believed to counteract poison and provide strength and stamina for those who ate or drank from sunstone pieces. In oriental cultures Sunstone was often referred to a “phenomenal gem”. Phenomenal gems were thought to bring good fortune to the wearer. According to ancient Norse texts, Sunstones were used by vikings on the sea for navigational purposes. Sunstones were used by Canadian Indians in medicine wheel ceremonies to enhance healing. There is a Native American legend that says sunstones came from the blood of a powerful warrior wounded by an arrow. The blood from the warrior gave the Sunstone its red coloration and the warriors spirit was infused into the stone.

Stone Properties: Sunstone carries light and positive energy from the sun that encourages independence and originality. Sunstones bring warmth, comfort and compassion. Sunstone can help restore a "zest for life" and enthusiasm for everyday activities. Sunstones can help alleviate worry, fear, doubt, and depression. Sunstone raises consciousness, attracts prosperity, encourages inner-strength, and promotes mental clarity. Truly reflecting the qualities of light, Sunstone helps brings benevolence, warmth, and the willingness to bestow blessings upon others. Sunstone encourages optimism, confidence, it is a stone of great hope and inspires one to be true to themselves. Sunstone has a bright, joyful energy that increases vitality and lightens dark moods, it encourages independence and bravery during difficult times.

Magical Powers:
~ Sunstones can encourage you to savor every moment
~ Sunstones bright light into any situation
~ Sunstones encourage us to act with grace and compassion toward others
~ Sunstones are an excellent “good luck” talisman for competitions and showcasing talents
~ Sunstones are believed to attract fame and prosperity
~ Sunstones brings strength and comfort to those who work in extreme conditions
~ Sunstone helps provide motivation when embarking on any form of physical activity or fitness regime
~ Sunstone has a strong affinity to people of faith, healers, and teachers who serve

Chakras: Base, Sacral, Solar Plexus

Zodiac Signs: Leo, Libra

Element: Fire & Air

Birthstone: Sunstone is a natural birthstone for late July to mid August.

Mohs Hardness: 6.5 - 7

Location: Sunstone can be found in Australia, Canada, India, Madagascar, Norway, Russia (Siberia), and the United States.

Sunstone Properties

Sunstone Healing Properties

Sunstone Properties


We are not doctors and are unable to give out medical advice. Healing crystals should be used as a complement to other therapies and not as a replacement for medical treatment, diagnosis, or examination. For medical advice, please consult a licensed healthcare specialist.

Simply because a crystal or stone is alleged to have one or more healing properties, either physical, mental, emotional or spiritual, it does not mean that you, personally, will definitely experience, or benefit from, any such properties. Any information you receive, whether orally, in written form or electronically, relating to crystals and stones from DejaVu Designs / DR Management, should be received and understood in the above context.

The use of stones or crystals as a wellness therapy is one of personal choice. While stones/crystals have been used historically, to relieve or prevent symptoms, the items we sell or recommend on our website, offer no guarantee of results.