Lapis lazuli helps us to be more objective, have greater clarity, self-awareness, self-expression. Reduces stress and anxiety. Helps women balance their emotional changes due to changes in the levels of female hormones. It stimulates personal and spiritual power, the power of the spoken word, and can reverse diseases due to lack of expression, facilitates the expression of your own opinions and the harmonization of conflict, helps you take charge of your life. The Lapis Lazuli is a third eye catalyst, aligning you with your most primary rule principles: your instinct and intuition. Release throat difficulties caused by repressing emotions.
Lapis lazuli is found with limestone or as separate rocks. The two-part name for this stone comes from two different cultures: lapis is a Latin word meaning stone while lazuli comes from the Persian word lazhuward meaning blue. It is not an element or a mineral - it is a rock that contains multiple minerals: lazurite -diopside -calcite -pyrite and more. Mohs hardness: 5.0-6.0.
Pyrite inclusions give this stone a rich, brilliant effect that can be further enhanced when combined with gold or silver. Those with more gold flecks (pyrite inclusions) can generate an energetic effect in action. While those with more white swirls (calcite inclusions) reflect a stone's power to cleanse energy that can mask your inner truth. In general lapis lazuli is a powerful stone.