Lapis Lazuli Stones...

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Lapis Lazuli Stones have remained popular over thousands of years. Its use dates back into ancient history to 3000 BC, and the time of the Pharaohs. 

Beautiful Egyptian amulets were discovered in the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh King Tutankhamun.

There were beautiful pieces of semi-precious jewelry made from Lapis Lazuli stone in his tomb, so it is known to have been highly valued by the ancient Egyptians.

From the Bible comes more information about this stone. One of the stones in the breastplate of the High Priest in Jerusalem, was Lapis. Part of the Book of the Dead was written on a slab of Lapis Lazuli, and it was a stone denoting royalty and spirituality.

Who Should Use It?

Classic texts have documented the facts that the people of ancient times placed great value on these beautiful blue stones. They may have believed them to be holy stones. Those who lived at the time felt it created feelings of peace and harmony and brought them the gift of wisdom and enlightenment.

Lapis Lazuli is easy to buy, and it comes in many different forms. Not only are they beautiful but they may stimulate your sense of truth, as well as allowing you to experience the fullness of enlightenment, so you can see why these blue stones have been in use for thousands of years.

Lapis Lazuli stones resonate with the vibration of truth and enlightenment, and are potent stones to stimulate the third eye and the pineal gland.

How To Use It

Lapis Lazuli EarringsLapis Lazuli Stone Earrings

Lapis Lazuli jewelry has now become very popular, and while it is relatively easy to buy, the top quality stones are becoming harder to get.

Wearing Lapis jewelry such as earrings or pendants is beneficial, as they can be worn high on the body.

It is helpful to use it within either the area of the third eye or at the throat chakra, as this will accentuate the energy in this area, for the highest use of its vibration.

The vibration of Lapis earrings work well, as worn at the ears, they are located close to the third eye as well as within the throat chakra.

As crystal skulls become more popular, they are now made in a range of stones, including from Lapis. 

A lovely way that people are using this stone, is to obtain one of the Lapis crystal skulls, and by using it in a crystal skull meditation you may integrate its energy in an easier way.

The use of this stone may intensify the growth of psychic abilities, intuition or channeling and may aid you to contact angels, including your guardian angels. 

Get yourself a piece, even a Lapis tumblestone to begin with and experience its energies for yourself.

A very powerful and helpful way to boost your psychic gifts is to use your Lapis Lazuli stones in a meditation to boost psychic gifts.

Some people may find it's vibration is too strong for them to use for long periods straight up, yet others adapt quickly. By assimilating it more slowly, you can adapt to its energies and avoid feeling uncomfortable.

Using Lapis For Healing

The energy of this blue stone may be an aid to heal weakness within the thyroid gland and throat. It is also known to assist the healing of specific problems in the area of the throat and the third eye, such as hearing loss and vertigo.

Natural Lapis LazuliRough Lapis Lazuli Stone

It is easy to buy Lapis stone in many different sizes and types, and different qualities, and this can be used as an alternative to jewelry. 

Even though the deep blue stone is most prized and therefore more expensive, stones with less blue in them will still be effective to help you.

This stone can be very stimulating, sometimes too much, but it is an individual thing. 

By starting to use it only during your daily crystal meditation, then working up to using it for longer periods, you may avoid it impacting you too strongly.

It is a helpful healing stone to assist your immune system as well as both the respiratory system and the nervous system. Lapis Lazuli stones are also known to be effective to relieve pain, and are said to be particularly helpful for migraine headaches.

It may assist you if you feel anxious or depressed, so this on its own could be a good reason to use it.  If you have a piece of this gorgeous blue stone, the main thing to remember is to use it, so that you may benefit from its unique energy.

"Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water." Zen Buddhist proverb.

Combining It With Other Stones

If you have been wondering which crystals work well with Lapis Lazuli, you will find a good range of different stones that it will combine well with.

This crystal is effective combined with Rhodonite and Rhodochrosite, both pink heart chakra stones. Another stone that has the energy of enlightenment is Golden Yellow Topaz, and it would be beneficial to use it together with Lapis.

Wear a Moldavite pendant when using Lapis, as it may be helpful, as this transformation crystal is powerful when combined with Lapis.

This combination is very effective, and wearing stones as jewelry is an easy way to keep them on your body.

Moldavite is one of the high vibration crystals, and using these crystals together will make the transformation process even more powerful.

It blends well with third eye chakra stones such as Pietersite and Sugilite. It also works well with other blue throat chakra stones, such as Turquoise, Blue Topaz, Chrysocolla, Blue Calcite and the lovely Blue Larimar, also known as Atlantis stone.

Used in meditation with Vanadinite it may aid you to get answers about how to utilize your psychic gifts. If you have any need to boost your truth-telling abilities, combine it with Preseli Bluestone, Sunstone, Azurite, Turquoise, Euclase, White Topaz or Amazonite.

It harmonizes well in combination with Aqua Aura Quartz, Blue Tourmaline aka Indicolite, Stellerite, Sphene aka Titanite, Hollandite included in Quartz or Sodalite, which are stones of both the throat and third eye chakras.

To enhance your intuition combine it with Mookaite Jasper also known as Mook Jasper or Lepidocrocite. To help your imagination use it with Lavender Blue Iolite, Ulexite and/or Pietersite.

To help you to balance your male-female energies you may like to use it with other crystals that harmonize your energy.

This includes Magnetite, Turquoise crystals, Amesite, Aventurine, Golden Yellow Labradorite, Iolite Stones, Rhodochrosite, Nephrite Jade, Shaman Stones, Amazonite, Sphalerite, Marcasite, Hematite and Ascension Stone.

Lapis Lazuli StoneLapis Lazuli Polished Stone

When you buy a new stone or crystal, it is advantageous to use it on its own first. Once you are fully aware of its energy, you may choose to combine it with other stones.

Combine stones for short periods to begin with, as individuals may react differently. Knowing how you can combine various stones may be helpful, as this allows you to get the most from your crystals, and may help you to solve specific problems in your life.

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