Discover Lapis Lazuli and its 5 main virtues


Do you know Lapis Lazuli and its virtues?

To discover this wonderful stone of Lapis Lazuli and its fantastic virtues, let's first take a look at its properties and its origin. The pleasure will be even greater to wear it in jewelry.

The properties and origins of the name of Lapis Lazuli


The lapis-lazuli is a metamorphic rock, which contains silicates and is part of the feldspathoids group.

Its name derives from the translation of the Latin "Azure stone ".

  • lapis which means stone
  • lazuli which means azure

lazurite is the essential component of this mineral whose extraction dates back more than 7000 years.
It also contains pyrite , this metallic gray / yellow mineral, which gives it nice golden reflections. The value of the Lapis Lazuli stone increases in proportion to the significant amount of pyrite it contains. We also find iron, zinc, cobalt, zinc, silver, and selenium in small amounts in its composition. 

 Lazurite

 Iron pyrite

 Lazurite and Pyrite from Lapis Lazuli


The largest deposits of lapis lazuli are mainly found:

  • Au northern Afghanistan (Badakhshan)
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • United States
  • Russia
  • Angola

The finest quality of Lapis Lazuli is found in Afghanistan, for its intense blue color. 

Lapis Lazuli d 'Afghanistan (Photo Google Images)
Lapis Lazuli from Chile (Photo Google Images)

Ancient use of Lapis Lazuli

It is one of the most ancient known and adored stones, as traces of its use are 7000 years have been found.

Cabochons and polished stones of Lapis Lazuli have been found on very old jewelry and decorative pieces , and deep blue pigments ultramarine extracts from it have long been used in magnificent paintings. 

The pigments that come from this stone were once sold at a high price and are still sold at a high price today. 

 Pigment of Lapis Lazuli (Photo Kremer Pigment)

Lapis Lazuli: this ancestral stone already adored by the Egyptians.

The Egyptians deeply believed that the stone of Lapis Lazuli was capable of carrying a soul in the hereafter and to recognize the existence of his immortality . This stone was also used to dye clothes in deep blue color

The stone of Lapis Lazuli has been found on many Egyptian jewelry

Sheshonq bracelet (Photo Larousse)
Gold breastplate with a large lapis lazuli disc (Google Photos)

The 5 main virtues of Lapis Lazuli

Discover the most famous virtues on loan to Lapis Lazuli for the development of well-being and inner peace
By wearing Lapis Lazuli jewelry, it is these 5 virtues that will flood your chakras energy positive and balance your spiritual vibration.

Stone of Inner Peace

Lapis Lazuli opens the Third Eye and balances the chakras. It stimulates enlightenment, strengthens the work with dreams as well as psychic gifts, facilitating the spiritual journey. It lets stress go quickly, thus bringing deep peace. Endowed with immense serenity, it is the key to spiritual realization. 

Protection and Communication

The stone of Lapis Lazuli is a protective stone which puts in contact with the guardian spirits. Identifying the psychic attack, blocks it and returns energy to the source. She teaches the power of speech and reverses curses or discomfort caused by lack of expression from the past. 

Stone of Harmony

Lapis Lazuli harmonizes the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels, the imbalances of which risk leading to depression, discomfort and the disappearance of the goal. Conversely, their harmony leads to better self-knowledge. 

Self-confidence and Courage

Lapis Lazuli encourages you to take control of your life. It reveals inner truth, promotes self-awareness, and allows for self-expression without restraint or compromise. If the repressed anger causes trouble in the throat or during communication, lapis lazuli releases these blockages. It endows the personality with lasting honesty, compassion and righteousness. 

Stone of Successful Relationships

Lapis Lazuli stone builds relationships with love and friendship, facilitating the expression of feelings and emotions. It makes the torture, cruelty and suffering disappear. It dissolves emotional chains.

Discover the collection of stone jewelry of natural Lapis Lazuli :

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