Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision.
It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. It's a powerful crystal for activating the higher mind and enhancing intellectual ability, wisdom, problem-solving, and creativity. It stimulates the desire for knowledge, truth, and understanding, and aids the process of learning. It is excellent for enhancing memory.
A Third Eye Chakra opener, Lapis connects the physical and celestial kingdoms. Deeply peaceful, Lapis provides wisdom into mystical realms and connection with spiritual guardians. Lapis Lazuli can be a key to spiritual attainment. Lapis also protects against psychic attacks, shielding negative energy and returning any negative vibrations to their source. Lapis Lazuli will enhance dream work and spiritual journeying.
Lapis reminds us of the power of the spoken word and is one of the best stones to use when opening and balancing the Throat Chakra. Lapis helps to foster full verbal expression. A stone of truth, Lapis encourages honesty of the spirit, and in the spoken and written word. It attracts success, recognition, and fame in creative or performing, or singing careers.
Physically, Lapis Lazuli helps with the immune system, thyroid, and nervous system. It can alleviate headaches, migraines, fevers, and pain.
The best Lapis comes from the Badakhshan region of Afghanistan, near Mt. Sar-i Sang, which is one of the oldest continual Lapis mines dating back to 4000 BC, and where the some of the world's finest Lapis is sourced. Archeologists and geologists believe the Lapis used in King Tut's sarcophagus came from Sar-I Sang.