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Healing Properties of Sunstone: The Self Worth Stone

Sunstone Is The Self Worth Stone

What are the emotional benefits of Sunstone?

Sunstone helps to facilitate independence and originality. It also helps to activate self-worth and confidence.

What are the spiritual benefits of Sunstone?

Sunstone clears and energizes the chakras and opens the line for deeper intuition.

What Is the Chakra for Sunstone?

When you place a gemstone directly on a chakra it will amplify its healing results.

While Sunstone acts as a cleanser and clearer of all the chakras it’s especially powerful for the sacral chakra–enhancing the forces of creativity, sexuality, and leadership.

What Zodiac sign goes with Sunstone?

Sunstone + Leo = Match

Sunstone amplifies Leo’s independence and self confidence.

Sunstone + Libra = Healing

Because Libran’s tend to be doubters and seem to constantly question their self-worth, Sunstone acts as a beautiful channel for those energies to come into a Libran’s life.

Where is Sunstone mined?

Oregon, Australia, Canada, China, Congo, India, and Mexico.

How can Sunstone be used in my home or office?

Sunstone can be placed with a white candle to spread positive energies in your home or office.

What situations can benefit from Sunstone?

Sunstone is the perfect companion for meditation - as it cleanses your chakras, it dispels negativity and creates a protective barrier around you. It also helps to open your spirit to the divine.

What is a good mantra to use with Sunstone?

“I am energized, independent, and whole. ”

Sunstone FUN FACT

Some people use Sunstone to help rid themselves of SAD (seasonal affective disorder). People wear the Sunstone around their necks or in a ring, and it’s said that its strong solar energy is actually as effective as light therapy.

Sunstone FAQs

Is Sunstone natural or man made?

Black Sunstone is 100% natural and only comes Oregon, Australia, Canada, China, Congo, India, and Mexico. A similar stone that may be confused with Sunstone is a dark Goldstone, which is manmade with glass and copper.

How can you tell if Sunstone is real?

Any natural stone, Black Sunstone, will have both surface and color differences, so if the stone you are looking at has no inclusions (small cuts in the surface) and 100% consistency in color, it's most likely man made. A man made stone often confused with Sunstone is Goldstone, which is made of glass with copper inclusions.

Can Sunstone be in the sun?

Yes! A Sunstone can be in the sun. In fact, it's GREAT to use the sun as a cleanser and recharger for Sunstone. However, as with most gemstones, you don't want to store them in direct sunlight. Give it a nice sun bath every once in a while but store it in a cool, dry place.

How to cleanse Sunstone

Sunstone can be cleansed by burning a bit of sage, sweet grass, or another healing herb underneath it while you hold the crystal in your hand—allowing the smoke to wash over the crystal. It can also be gently washed in mild soapy water. You can also use a Selenite cleansing plate. Place the stone on the plate for 24 hours and it will clear random energies from the stone. Do not clean it in an ultrasonic or steam cleaner, as Sunstone is a fairly soft stone and can be damaged by high powered cleaners.

How to charge Sunstone

Sunstone loves to be charged in the sunshine. Place it in a window that gets direct sunlight and leave it there for no more than three hours. It will absorb the frequency of the sun and then be ready to go back to work!


**Gemstone descriptions are provided for information only. These descriptions are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases.

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