About: Lapis lazuli is a rock formed by multiple minerals, mostly lazurite sodalite, calcite, and pyrite. It is royal blue in colour with gold flecks. It has been highly valued as a stone representing and enhancing wisdom, truth, spirit, and vision.
It was one of the most highly prized tributes given to the ancient Egyptians and has been mined since 4000 BC. It’s worth and power have been widely recognized for centuries by cultures around the world from ancient Egyptians (used in scarab ornaments and pharaohs sarcophagi), to Persia and pre-Columbian America.
Metaphysical: Lapis lazuli releases stress allowing for increased feelings of peace and serenity. It activates the third eye, which expands ones awareness and tunes one into their intuitive self.
This can stimulate enlightening experiences and enhance any dream work that one may be engaging in. It also works with the throat chakra to enhance our ability for free expression and natural release.
Why you should wear this stone: With its focus on wisdom and truth one can easily see why it would be included in stones associated with the third eye and throat chakra systems. When working with these chakras one may receive powerful intuitions and the need to accept and communicate truth.
That is where Lapis lazuli comes into play and why it is such an important stone. It enhances and supports both the throat and the third eye chakra systems. Lapis lazuli’s ability to enhance spirit growth comes into play by assisting us in the interpretation of our intuition and visions.
With the help of Lapis Lazuli one’s heightened awareness can be better understood and incorporated into our everyday lives.