The Story

A Circle with a dot in the center is an ancient astronomical, astrological solar symbol that represents the Sun. 

Sonia Tonkin Inspired by this particular symbolic Sun representation designed an entire jewelry collection of wearable amulets, this original designs have become the signature pieces that she is sought after and known for


This particular symbol was once the alchemist symbol for gold as well.  The symbol association with both the Sun and Gold dates back as far as alchemy itself.

The symbol of Helios who as God of the Sun, could see and hear everything.

The color of gold was associated with the brilliance of the Sun from beginning of times, gold the noble metal was name after Sol, the golden Sun whose symbol was the perfect sphere.

The dot or point in the center of a circle symbolizes the blending of male and female forces. 


The Sun Possibly the world’s oldest religious symbol

The sun can be represented by certain elements, like bronze, gold, diamond, ruby, and topaz. The symbol of the sun is an alchemy symbol. 


The sun has been a symbol of power, growth, health, passion and the cycle of life in many cultures and religions throughout time.


All Ancient culture regard the Sun as a sacred symbol

In Hindu the circle is called the bindu or the spark of life within the cosmic womb. In Chinese the Sun represents Yang, the active, assertive masculine life principle.

Native American tribes usually included sun symbols in stories documented through art and passed down through the generations. In Egyptian culture, a winged sun disc symbol stood for protection. The Egyptians also worshiped the sun god Ra, Horus and Osiris. Horus represents the rising sun, Osiris the setting sun, and Ra represents the sun’s zenith.

In Chinese culture, it is a "yang" symbol associated with heat, masculine attributes and heaven. the sun as a representation of the cycle of life.

In Christianity the sun is the house of Archangel Michael and is also a symbol of the Christ, or Christ-like attributes.

The sun is the eye of Zeus in Greek mythology.

Likewise, in Hindu mythology the sun is the eye of Varuna, and is also considered the “divine rejuvenator.”

The sun has positive traits of being determined, focused, noble, and original.


The symbolism represented by the Sun from beginning of human times is extremely profound, deeply spiritual and very sacred

The Sun astrologically speaking thought to represent the conscious ego, the self and its expression, the personal power, pride and authority, leadership qualities and the principles of creativity, spontaneity, health and vitality in sum the “life force”


The Sun’s position in a birth-horoscope is believed to express one’s true being

It’s as if the sun shines upon our symbolic selves and makes us most visible to the world 


Creator of life!

The Ruler Of Self

Some believe the Sun is a representation of the higher self, while others see the sun as a god to worshiped.

I Believe Do You?

Celestial Power

In my classic Sun Collection I represent the alchemist symbol with it, Life, Strength, Energy, Will, Being, Abundance and Light.

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Sonia’s fascination with the sun has led her to the exploration of different cultures beliefs on the power of the sun.  

The Sun Symbol my passion and sacred to many.