Lapis Lazuli is a stone that comes in a deep blue shade. This stone is mostly semi translucent to opaque and shows best when polished. It’s the symbol of royalty, power and honor. It also represents wisdom, truth, communication and success.
We offer a variety of Lapis Lazuli crystals that may include forms like tumbled stones, skull shapes and other types of carvings. Read more about Lapis at the bottom of the page!
Lapis Lazuli is an Orgone mineral family member. Its main component is Lazurite which is a feldspathoid silicate mineral. The azurite blue color actually comes from the sulfur content of this ingredient. Other minerals that can be found in Lapis are Calcite and Sodalite. The gold flakes that are visible in some pieces come from the Pyrite inclusion which tends to be brassy yellow. Other varieties of this gemstone is the Denim Lapis that has more white flakes and a lighter blue shade.
Lapis Lazuli is a mixture of minerals with its main compound being silicate. It ranges from 5 to 6 on the Mohs scale of hardness which means it’s not one of the hardest minerals out there. The fracture type is uneven when the mineral cracks.
Lapis Lazuli’s name is a construction of the Persian word “lazhuward” which means “blue” and the Latin word “lapis” translated as “stone”. This clearly refers to the gorgeous blue shade featured in this crystal.
Lapis Lazuli can be mined in the Andes mountains in Chile and Lake Baikal in Russia. One of the largest sources is the northeast area of Afghanistan. It can also be found around the world like in Canada, Mongolia and Italy.
Lapis Lazuli is a really good stone for harmony in relationships because it balances the Throat Chakra. With this you will be pushed towards deep communication and self- expression. It’s known as “the Stone of Truth”, not only because it encourages us to speak the truth, but it also makes us seek our own inner truth by unblocking the Third Eye Chakra. If you start working with this crystal get ready for an activation of your higher mind along with lots of self- awareness! It also enhances intellectual processes such as understand, learning and memory.
Lapis Lazuli is a great stone for meditation because it will assist in expanding your wisdom. You can also use it to help with cleansing and balancing the Third Eye and Throat chakra. Another way to use it is in crystal grids to help with communication in your life. As a representative of water energy in Feng Shui, you can also place it in the north side of your home for bringing purification to your home. It’s especially good for spaces that’ll be used for reflection and prayer. You can also carry it as a talisman for focus in the form of tumbled stones or jewelry pieces. It will surely be the perfect gift for your Pisces and Sagittarius friends and crystal lovers in general!
Lapis Lazuli Meaning
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