Sunstone beads - beads that sparkle!
- 100% natuurlijk
- Met de hand geslepen
- Streng ca. 40cm
Operation Sunstone beads
Sunstone bead work mood-enhancing and stimulates vitality, optimism, decisiveness, self-esteem, self-confidence, good humor and a positive attitude and outlook on life. It is an effective stone against all .... read more forms of depression, in particular, the seasonal variation. In addition, solar stone stimulates the self-healing ability of the body and has a positive effect on chronic sore throat, stomach ulcers and rheumatism.
Sunstone / oligoclase
Oligoclase or, as we prefer to call it, Sunstone, is a common feldspar and is found mainly in Twede Beach, which is located in Norway.
The name of the mineral oligoclase is derived from the Greek words "oligos" and "klasein" what "little cleave" means.
There is a beautiful legend about Viking Sunstone. This describes a glowing 'Sunstone' which indicates the position of the sun if you keep it in the air, even on a cloudy day. Researchers now believe that the stone actually existed, conducted after experiments to have a similar stone was found by archaeologists thirty years ago. 'Our' Sunstone!
Navigators could have used the crystal to navigate thousands of kilometers on cloudy days. Dr. Guy Ropars from Rennes University says that "a precision of a few degrees could be reached" with the found stone, even when the sun is already hanging over the horizon. Ropars and his team also believe that the Vikings might in this way could have been coming in North America many years before Columbus made the discovery of the New World.
The crystal was found thirty years ago in the wreck of a British ship on the coast of Alderney, the most northerly of the Channel Islands. The ship sank in 1592, four years before the Spanish Armada was defeated.
Viking Legend speaks of a cloudy and snowy day when King Olaf advice Sigurd asked about the position of the sun. To confirm Sigurd advice, Olaf grabbed "a sunstone, looked at the sky and saw that the light was coming from, and he guessed that the invisible sun stood.
The crystal can indicate the position of the sun by means of polarization of light in the sky. Many animals, such as bees, using polarization as a navigation mode. Sunbeams bending the polarized off, leaving the position of the sun even to deduce as the celestial body has already gone down. Is that not a wonderful story?
Sunstone is less well known or Labradorite Moonstone but is just as colorful and usually has an orange to orange-red shimmering color. The sometimes striking inclusions of red, orange and green flat crystals in the colorless ones, it gets a glitter effect and you might think that the stone is produced artificially.
The operation of Sunstone
Sunstone working mood-enhancing and stimulates vitality, optimism, decisiveness, self-esteem, self-confidence, good humor and a positive outlook on life. It is a stone effective against all forms of depression, particularly seasonal variation. In addition, Sunstone stimulates the self-healing ability of the body and has a positive effect on chronic sore throat, stomach ulcers and rheumatism.
The hardness of sunstone is 7, the density is 2.7
Sunstone is part of the constellation Leo and Libra