In Norse mythology, Sól (pronounced "soul") is the personification of the Sun. She is a goddess who rides her chariot across the sky, bringing warmth, light, and life to the world. We can explore how crystals can align with the qualities and symbolism attributed to the Sun and its energy. Crystals that resonate with the energy of the Sun can symbolically connect to the essence of Sól. Sun Stone," embodies the radiant energy and vitality associated with the Sun. It promotes joy, abundance, and confidence, reflecting the qualities of warmth and illumination.
Cacoxenite is a mineral often found as an inclusion within Quartz crystals. Its physical appearance can vary, but it is commonly seen as golden-yellow or brownish strands or needles that radiate from a central point within the Quartz.
Goshenite is the clear, white, or colorless variety of Beryl. It’s a sister crystal to Emerald and Aquamarine. While it hasn’t trended as much as Diamonds, for its lack of color, like in Green or Blue Beryl, its clarity is often linked to higher powers.
Petalite is a silicate mineral that forms naturally in pegmatites with Lithium and often with Tourmaline, Lepidolite, or Spodumene. They’re tabular and usually colorless or white but may be pink, blue, brown, green, yellow, orange, gray, or black.
Fire Opal is a gemstone with a distinct bright orange to reddish-orange color, resembling the color of a flame. It's the only type of Opal that displays warm shades and is named after its striking hues. These crystals comprise silicon dioxide, a compound of 90% of the mineral. It also contains small traces of iron oxide, magnesium, and other minerals that give it distinctive colors.
Pyrite minerals come from ancient rocks dating back millions of years. It’s an iron disulfide in the chemical sense, found as an accessory mineral in hydrothermal veins, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks.
Sunstone looks like it has many little suns inside it, which is why the ancient Greeks named it so. The name comes from the Greek word “Helios,” meaning Sun. With over 15 varieties in red, orange, yellow, green, black, and colorless hues, not all Sunstones show optical illusions. The visual effects come from the mineral inclusions of Pyrite, Goethite, Copper, or Hematite in the Sunstone crystal.