Sunstone is an oligoclase feldspar mineral. It is also known is some reference books as Aventurine Feldspar, a name derived from the stone’s resemblance to an accidentally discovered type of glass known as Ventura. Sunstone has a triclinic crystal system and usually occurs as compact aggregates. The colour is orange to red-brown, with sparkling inclusions. The name Sunstone comes from its warm colour and reflected light, reminiscent of the sun. Sunstone deposits are known in India, Canada, Norway, Russia and the USA.

Sunstone is to warm and stimulate the emotional body. It may help one transform anger into energy, judgment into joy. It is considered to raise the vibrations of one’s emotional patterns.