About Lapis Lazuli
Lapis lazuli has been used for more than 6,000 years. Its name is from "lapis," the Latin word for stone, and "azul," the Arabic word for blue. Its unique deep (lazur) blue color has never lost its attraction. For cultures around the world and through history, lapis lazuli has been a stone of truth and friendship. Lapis Lazuli can be found in Chile, the Soviet Union, the United States, but most significantly from the mountains of Afghanistan. Lapis Lazuli is a combination rock type of Calcite, Lazurite & Pyrite Lapis Lazuli is a 9th Anniversary gemstone. Chakras - Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra. Birthstone - September, December Zodiac - Taurus, Sagittarius Element - Water Energies: Love, Protection, Power, Healing Typical colors - deep blue flecked with gold (Pyrite)
Lapis Lazuli Healing PropertiesA stone of protection that may be worn to guard against psychic attacks, Lapis Lazuli quickly releases stress, bringing deep peace. It brings harmony and deep inner self-knowledge. Encourages self-awareness, allows self-expression and reveals inner truth, providing qualities of honesty, compassion and morality to the personality. Stimulates objectivity, clarity and encourages creativity. Lapis Lazuli assists to confront and speak one’s truth and inspires confidence. It bonds relationships, aiding in expression of feelings and emotions.
Lapis Lazuli boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation. It alleviates insomnia and vertigo, and overcomes depression. Lapis Lazuli benefits the respiratory and nervous systems and the throat, vocal chords, and thyroid, cleanses organs, bone marrow and thymus.