Lapis Lazuli Metaphysical Properties
Lapis Lazuli is an ancient stone that is surrounded by myth and legend. It is beloved for it’s stunning blue color and for it’s connection to the heavens above – Lapis Lazuli has been a sought after stone for millennia.
Lapis Lazuli provides protection during the process of self-mastery. Protects from harm by clearing negative energies from your energy field and cleansing your aura; balances forces so you can walk safely through a situation. Also useful for protecting from EMF fields (electromagnetic pollution).
Good for youth and adults who have difficulties with talking too much or speaking their thoughts in a concise manner. Lapis is also known for helping to release stress and teaches the power of the spoken word. A stone of “initiation” permitting access to mystic knowledge, it has long been known as a stone of universal truth.
Increasingly hard to obtain, Lapis Lazuli has always been a stone of royalty. The sarcophagus of King Tut and other Pharaoh’s were decorated with different gemstones, including inlaid Lapis Lazuli. An excellent stone for those who work in the fields of journalism, psychology, and executive positions as it helps with wisdom, mental clarity, and good judgment.
When meditating, Lapis Lazuli can help you open your third eye chakra,and help you connect to your inner truth. Helps you to live freely and to express yourself without worry.
Lapis Lazuli Folklore | History
Catherine the Great of Russia decorated a room in her palace in Lapis Lazuli, specifically walls, fireplaces, doors, and furniture.
Ancient Egyptians believed that holding a piece of Lapis Lazuli while ill encouraged being cured.
Was once believed to cure bladder pain, regulate menstrual cycles, and help prevent miscarriages.
Lapis Lazuli has long been ground up by artists to create spectacular blues in their paintings.
Lapis Lazuli has been mined for over 4,000 years. Some of these mines are still in use today.
Lapis Lazuli Geology
Lapis Lazuli is a metamorphic rock that contains the mineral lazurite in high enough levels that it creates the spectacular blue color for which Lapis Lazuli in known. It may also contain the minerals pyrite, calcite, and other minor minerals.
Lapis Lazuli & the Chakras
Throat, third eye, soma, crown
Lapis Lazuli Astrology Association
Taurus, Libra, Sagittarius, & Capricorn
Place in full moonlight to energize your Lapis Lazuli.
Cleanse by passing through smudge smoke, incense smoke, place in brown rice, or bury in the ground in extreme circumstances.