One of the most sought after and cherished crystals since the beginning of human kind. These deep mystifying blues and specs of gold make it easy to see why! Lapis Lazuli has been used by many cultures, being popular amongst the Egyptians, Persians, pre-Columbian Americans, Greeks, Romans and Buddhists. This stone is ground into a powder to produce the intense, but expensive, ultramarine colour favoured by famous painter, Michelangelo. Lapis Lazuli was held in such high regard that during the Renaissance, Catherine the Great even adorned an entire room in her palace with Lapis Lazuli walls, fireplaces, doors and mirror frames. How crazy cool!
Lapis Lazuli is a stone of wonder, stimulating wisdom and good judgment in the practical world. Perfect for sparking fresh new ideas and solving problems, this crystal activates the higher mind, stimulating the desire for knowledge, truth and understanding. It aids in the process of learning and is excellent for enhancing memory function. Lapis Lazuli activates the Throat Chakra, making is a stone of truth, encouraging you to communicate from a place of honesty with a sense of calmness and love. As one of the oldest spiritual stones known to man, Lapis Lazuli's link to truth makes it a powerful stone to use when discovering Universal truths, stimulating psychic abilties and inner visions. Working with the Third Eye Chakra, Lapis Lazuli helps expand your awareness and conscious attunement to the intuitive self, enhacing your process of enlightenment. Lapis Lazuli is great for any dream work during sleep or altered states, helping encourage spiritual journeying, and tapping into personal and spiritual power. This stone is also one of protection, recognising psychic attacks and blocking them, returning the energy back to its source.