What is Lapis Lazuli?

Lapis Lazuli has been used for centuries in many different cultures as jewelry and healing stones. It represents the sun and its light in many mythological traditions. In early times, Lapis Lazuli has been associated with the moon, the zodiac signs, chakras, crystals, gemstones, Mother Goddesses and the element, Earth. These associations help to explain why it is used for so many different things.

Lapis Lazuli comes from the quartz deposits that are found in the Himalayan Mountains. The stone forms a white calcite when it is still in its infancy, as a result of being under tremendous pressure within the quartz crystal. This causes the inside of the stone to break open, exposing a lovely deep blue color. As the stone grows, it becomes bluish-white in colour until finally turning purple.




Another reason that people wear this stone is due to its ability to encourage positive energy within a person. As the light radiating from the stone fades, the wearer begins to experience the presence of peace within their own being. This peace eventually manifests itself and increases the power of the wearer's positive energy. This positive energy also helps individuals achieve success in their lives. By wearing the stone, people are helping to activate their inner truth, which will lead them to achieving their own personal sense of inner happiness and success.

Lapis Lazuli has many symbols which have historic, religious, and spiritual significance. The ancient people of Egypt believed that it was their god's resting place. Every Egyptian Pharaoh was given a Lapis Lazuli necklace to wear on their necks. In Christianity, the Holy Bible also includes this semi-precious stone with other stones depicting Jesus and angels. One ancient myth describes how Mary, mother of Jesus, purchased the blue stone from a well on Mount Olive Tontear. After having an experience where she saw her deceased husband Jesus Christ, she threw the stone into the well, and then onto the sand, which led to the birth of Jesus.

Lapis Lazuli has been found to be one of nature's strongest rocks. In addition to its strength, it has a remarkable beauty that is unique among all of Earth's natural resources. It consists primarily of aluminum oxide, iron sulfide, and calcium carbonate, as well as a variety of manganese and magnesium properties. All of these elements have distinct physical characteristics that make them highly desirable for use in jewelry. This particular quality makes it one of only a few minerals in the world that can be used in jewelry and construction because it has so many desirable properties. It is also used to make a type of glassware that can be used to make beautiful glass windows, adding a touch of elegance to any home. It can also be cut into simple beads for use as borders or in other decorative designs on clothing.

Lapis Lazuli has been used throughout history as a grounding and spiritual stone. According to Native American Indian tribes, the stone can provide the wearer with the courage necessary to endure great hardships, as well as the knowledge they need to withstand great difficulties. In addition, Native American tribes believe the stone helps to protect the wearer from the evil eye, as well as help to make them more receptive to the spiritual teachings of their culture.

Many beautiful pieces of white calcite jewelry have been created with Lapis Lazuli, including a stunning necklace worn by actress Angelina Jolie. While there is no evidence to support the theory that Lapis Lazuli or white calcite had an impact on the queen of Cambodia, the beautiful necklace did spark some interest in the general public. Other valuable items in the collection include an exquisite sapphire ring worn by Princess Diana, and a fine blue necklace that were once owned by Princess Diana. These and other examples of semi-precious stone use have led to the recognition of Lapis Lazuli as a precious and elegant material for jewelry.


Healing Properties and Uses


In ancient times, it was thought that Lapis Lazuli protected the wearer from injury. In fact, it was often given to warriors as a talisman of protection during battle. For thousands of years, this dark blue stone has been used to help people deal with all kinds of physical and emotional problems in civilisations such as the ancient Incans. South Americans used Lapis Lazuli to strengthen weak eye-sight. It is the same stone which is thought to have helped Cleopatra attain perfect vision.


Today the stone is still considered a powerful talisman. It is used in jewelry for protection, to help a woman conceive, and to ward off evil spirits. Lapis Lazuli is know to help women achieve the balance in their bodies needed for pregnancy and childbirth.


It is not just the stone's unique healing properties that make Lapis Lazuli so special. For thousands of years the stone has also been used as a symbol of faith. The Incans believed that it contained a special power that would allow them to walk the roads of paradise. In fact, this was one of the reasons that they were forced to build their magnificent pyramids.


Lapis Lazuli is also known for having the unique ability to help to enhance one's intuition. Many psychics and mediums use this stone to help them hone their abilities. When Lapis Lazuli is added to the equation, a deeper knowledge of the world becomes apparent.


Being such a beautiful stone and having so many beneficial properties, Lapis Lazuli is always a popular choice of stone with our customers. Feel free to to get in touch if you would like us to make you a ring, pendant, bracelet or pair of earrings using this stunning, versatile stone.

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