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This stone is a bit like labradorite but orange - it is from
the same group of stones with similar properties. Sunstone is a oligoclase
feldspar, which when viewed from certain directions exhibits a brilliant
spangled appearance known as a schiller. The optical effect is due to
reflections from enclosures of red haematite and copper and are disposed
parallel to the principal cleavage-plane.
Healing Properties of Sunstone: Sunstone is linked to luck
and good fortune. It clears and energizes all the chakras. Sunstone instills
good nature, heightens intuition and allows the real self to shine through
happily. It dissipates fearfulness, alleviates stress and increases vitality.
Encourages independence and originality. Especially helpful
to those who have difficulty saying “No” to others. Sunstone facilitates
self-empowerment, independence and vitality. It acts as an antidepressant.
Increases self-worth and confidence. Encourages optimism and enthusiasm.
Stimulates self-healing powers. Sunstone treats chronic sore throats, reduces
stomach tension and relieves ulcers. It treats cartilage and spinal problems.