Sunstone(suhn - stown)
What is Sunstone?
Sunstone Healing Properties and Benefits
Sunstone Spiritual Properties and Benefits
Sunstone Side Effects
What Does Sunstone Symbolize?
Varieties of Sunstone
How To Cleanse Sunstone?
Question and Answer
No, Moonstone and Sunstone are not the same crystal, but they’re from the same mineral category of Feldspars. They’re a good combination for yin-yang balance.
There are two feldspars, and one of those with potassium creates three different gemstones:
- Orthoclase Sunstone
- Amazonite (Microcline)
Yes, Sunstone crystals are water-safe. You can clean, cleanse, and charge Sunstone with water for a short period, thanks to its good hardness score on the MOHS scale.
Yes, Sunstone is safe in the sun. It’s the best way to cleanse and charge it. While Sunstone has a stable color that doesn’t fade when left out in the sun, you shouldn’t leave it out for hours on end.
Yes, you can wear Sunstone every day because of its good MOHS score. Although it’s often worn as daily jewelry, you should avoid wearing it in rough workspaces.
Yes, Sunstone crystals can break easily because they have cleavages in multiple directions. Although it’s strong on the MOHS scale, Sunstone gets easily scratched with Quartz and Chalcedony crystals.
You can see the aventurescent sheen on real Sunstones even if they have only minute inclusions. You can also do a scratch test with Turquoise, as it has a lower MOHS than Sunstone.
The best feng shui direction to keep your Sunstone is the southern corner of your bedroom or house. It’ll attract fame, reputation, love, and harmony to your house with the power of the Sun Gods.
No. Though there are no natural Blue Sunstone crystals, Blue Sandstone or Goldstone is often called Blue Sunstone.
Yes and no. You can get Sunstone for $20 to $300 per carat. Did you know Sunstone was a costly gem once? That was before the Sunstone deposits in Norway and Siberia were discovered.
The most valuable variety of natural Sunstone is the Bi-Color variety with red and green shades. Bi-Color and Tri-Color Sunstones can fetch up to $1,000 per carat!
As Sunstone isn’t damaged in salt, you can bury it in a bowl of Halite or rock salt crystals overnight before wear. Even a quick salt rinse is good for activating Sunstone. Avoid soaking the crystal for a prolonged time in water and salt water.
Interactions with Sunstone
Sunstone vs. Citrine
|Chakras||Crown, Third Eye, Heart, Sacral, Solar Plexus, and Root.||Sacral and Solar Plexus.|
|Ruling Element||Fire and Air.||Sun|
|MOHS||6.5 to 7.2||7|
Sunstone vs. Moonstone
|Chakras||Crown, Third Eye, Heart, Sacral, Solar Plexus, and Root.||Crown, Third Eye, Heart, and Root|
|Ruling Element||Fire and Air.||Water|
|MOHS||6.5 to 7.2||6 to 6.5|
Sunstone vs. Labradorite
|Chakras||Crown, Third Eye, Heart, Sacral, Solar Plexus, and Root.||Crown, Third Eye, and Throat|
|Ruling Element||Fire and Air||Water|
|MOHS||6.5 to 7.2||7|