Lapis Lazuli is known as a stone of Royalty, King Tutankhamen’s sarcophagus was richly inlaid with Lapis as were many ornaments and jewellery from ancient Egyptian times, it was also frequently ground down into a powder and used as eye make up and dye.
Legend states that King Solomon was presented a brilliant blue Lapis Lazuli ring by an Angel, the ring allowed him to control legions of demons so that he could build the Kingdom of Solomon.
Lapis activates the third eye chakra and in doing this it develops psychic intuition and spiritual guidance, it brings a connection to physical and celestial planes. It is a stone that releases stress and brings a sense of great inner peace, a magnificent stone to meditate with. It protects against psychic attack, creates a barrier and returns negative energies back to its source.
It is a highly spiritual stone and as most blue stones works with the throat chakra, enhancing communication and stimulating the spiritual seeker in the desire for knowledge and understanding.
It promotes openness, truthfulness and mental clarity, quietening a busy restless mind and bringing an individual the peace that they seek.
Lapis can also assist those that have suffered with abuse issues, psychical or mental, it gives them the strength, courage and confidence to overcome that what has affected them.
Its keywords are Inner Vision, Communication, Truth. Its element is wind and its chakras are third eye and throat.
Lapis is a very soft stone that can be affected by chemicals, it scratches easily and can be damaged by other stones, caution is recommended when wearing or storing this beautiful stone.
Note: Crystals are used as spiritual supports and normal healthcare and medical advice should still be adhered to.
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