Lapis Lazuli Stones...

For Enlightenment, Truth and Developing Psychic Gifts

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Lapis Lazuli Stones resonate with the vibration of truth and enlightenment.

They are powerful intense blue stones for opening the third eye and stimulating the pineal gland.

The more blue in the stone, the more valued it has always been.

These stones have been prized since antiquity, as they are one of the most beautiful blue crystals sold.

Lapis Lazuli is a useful stone to wear as it is said to relieve anger and negative thoughts, as well as easing frustrations causing the anger.

They resonate with the energy of the inner king or queen, and are historically stones of royalty, and this crystal also helps to balance the male and female aspects of your personality.

Lapis Lazuli Meaning ... Where Is It From?

The Lapis Lazuli meaning dates back to the ancient Persian. Its name comes from the Persian word 'Lazur' meaning 'blue stone', as the best Lapis has always been of a lovely blue color. 

Some of the best Lapis comes from the ancient mine in Afghanistan, which has been in use for 2000 years.

While it has also been found in Italy, Egypt, Chile, Russia and the USA, many of the best deposits have been mined out, so top quality stone is becoming harder to get.

This stone takes a beautiful polish so it is very popular. It comes in a variety of different colors, caused by a variety of inclusions which make this stone so unique.

It is an opaque predominantly blue stone, and it contains inclusions of white calcite and silvery pyrite.  The stone varies a lot, so expect a few color variations within the Lapis Lazuli stones that are available.

Who Should Use It?

Lapis Lazuli is easy to buy, and it comes in many different forms. 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 StonePolished Lapis Lazuli Stone

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.

Wearing Lapis Lazuli Crystal

The energy of these blue crystals may intensify the growth of intuition, channeling and psychic abilities, and may aid you to contact your guardian angels.

The capacity of this crystals energy to stimulate the development of psychic gifts, makes it a stone that is in demand.

Lapis Lazuli stones makes beautiful jewelry, that will both balance your inner self with your external self, and help to harmonize the male-female facets of your personality, as well as helping to relax you.

Lapis Lazuli Stone PendantVery large Lapis Lazuli Gemstone Pendant. Both its energy and looks are stunning!

Beautiful pieces of these psychic crystals are usually available quite easily, including lovely Lapis Lazuli necklaces with beads as well as pendants made from Lapis crystals.

It is one of the birthstone on the zodiac birthstone list, so you are sure to find lovely birthstone jewelry pieces, in a wide range of styles and prices to suit.

If you do purchase Lapis Lazuli jewelry, and are concerned whether you may react to it, wear it for shorter periods until you adapt to it.

It is a birthstone for Pisces and Sagittarius, and it is a stone that has many benefits, so it is worth persisting with. Lapis pendants worn near the throat are very effective to stimulate psychic abilities.

Many people choose to wear lovely Lapis Lazuli jewelry as it is such a beautiful stone, and if you need its energy you may find yourself simply drawn to it, as I was.

It is on the birthstone list by month, and is usually sold in many stores as birthstone rings or pendants. It is a September birthstone as well as the October and December birth stone.

Why Would You Use It? Lapis Lazuli Benefits

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There are a number of excellent benefits of Lapis Lazuli stones, yet it has a quite strong and unique energy that may challenge many people.

Its unusual vibration makes it an amazingly powerful stone for spiritual growth and spiritual health.

Used at the third eye, it may initiate psychic abilities or powers, as it will activate the pineal gland and open your connections to spirit.

By opening the third eye it commonly brings through enhanced visionary abilities.

 Like most blue stones Lapis will stimulate and activate the throat chakra.

As it is a highly spiritual stone, it will work through the fifth chakra to aid your creativity and communication.

It may aid you to use psychic gifts and abilities, in alignment with Divine Will.

This beautiful blue stone is powerful to create depth and clarity in your thinking and in your communications.

This energy may also stimulate you which may aid you to allow yourself to set free your imagination.

It may be called a truth crystal, as it also ensures that the words you speak are in alignment with your personal truth.

Lapis is a prominent third eye chakra stone, that will help you to develop your intuition as well as amplifying and expanding psychic visions and clairvoyant abilities.

Enlightenment... and the role of Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli stones are highly valued for their beauty, but their alchemical value is also very important. Most of us understand the idea and value of truth, but many are unsure of enlightenment.

So what is this concept "enlightenment" and what is the role of Lapis?

The vibration of Lapis Lazuli aids you to develop a profound conviction and depth of faith, and along with this you experience trust in yourself, and an understanding of your own spirituality, and the challenges that come your way.

From this comes enlightenment, an immediate and often startling discovery of your own understanding of your spiritual journey, and self confidence and belief in this discovery.

How To Use It

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.

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.

Lapis Lazuli RingDeep Blue Lapis Ring

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, as there are many benefits of using a Lapis tumblestone, even if only to begin with, so that you can 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.

History of Lapis, Used In Ancient Egypt & Biblical Times

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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.

Using Lapis Lazuli Stones 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.

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.

Lapis Lazuli EarringsLapis Lazuli Stone Earrings

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

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This stone has an excellent action to both boost communication as well as to aid clearer thinking.

There are quite a few stones that may assist with clearer thinking, but there are less that will also aid your ability to  communicate better.

Specific stones to use with Lapis for this purpose includes Sodalite, Blue Topaz, Powellite, Celestite, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Tourmaline, Vivianite, Larimar or Azurite.

Natural Lapis LazuliRough Lapis Lazuli Stone

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

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.

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.

This crystal blends well with other  third eye chakra stones such as Pietersite, Kammererite, Beryllonite, Heliodor, Cookeite, Albite, Howlite and Sugilite.

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It  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.

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