SunStones

SunStones

In today's Pod-cast we bring to light the amazing Sunstone, or Iceland Spar. It is said that the Icelandic Medieval Sunstone was used to locate the sun in the sky when it was obstructed from view.
A theory exists that the Sunstone had polarizing attributes and was used as a navigation instrument by seafarers in the Viking Age.
We discuss the stone found in 2013 in the wreck of a 16th century Elizabethan Warship. We also bring into the discussion the tale of Saint Olav .

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