The History and Lore of Lapis Lazuli

Many people recognize Lapis Lazuli for its beauty but you might be interested to know that the healing lore of this stone is long and impressive. 

In Egypt and other countries, Lapis was valued for its healing characteristics and priests and healers recognized its ability to imbue rulers with wisdom and help them to make crucial decisions for their country and their people. If you visit a museum, you will often see lapis used as the centerpiece in a crown so that the stone is placed directly over the third eye and will help the ruler to rule wisely. 

If you are a fan or collector of old art you may be interested to know that the Masters often used ground Lapis to color the veil of the Virgin Mary in their paintings.

Yes, Lapis has a long and proud history and it is used today in metaphysical healing. 

Lapis Lazuli Stones resonate with the vibration of truth and enlightenment, and are powerful intense blue stones for opening the third eye and stimulating the pineal gland. The bluer the stone, the more valuable it is considered. These stones have been prized since the time of ancient Greece and Rome. Lapis Lazuli is a useful stone to wear as it is said to relieve anger and negative thoughts, as well as easing frustrations that cause anger. It was historically a stone of royalty, and it helps to balance the male and female aspects of your personality. The energy of these blue crystals may intensify psychic abilities, intuition, channeling and aid you in contacting guardians and guides.

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