Custom Cut & Polished Wire Wrapped Lapis Lazuli Necklace/Pendant/Slide/Enhancer Sterling Silver .935
Size: 2 x 1 1/16 inch or 51mm x 27mm Alternative Birthstone for September.
Lapis lazuli stone meaning came from the Latin word Lapis means stone and from the Persian word Lazhward meaning blue. The color meaning of Lapis lazuli was also used in several languages including Spanish and Portuguese Azul. Lapis Lazuli was mined in the Sar-i Sang mines in Shortugai and found in Bhirrana, which is the oldest site of Indus Valley Civilisation dated to 7570 BCE and being valued from that time by the community. This stone was declared one of the oldest opaque gemstones in history which are more than 6,500 years. Some bible scholars believe lapis lazuli spiritual meaning has its reference from the Old Testament to "sapphire" that indicate lapis lazuli.
It was used as the finest art through the ages especially when it was used in ancient Egypt, beloved by the Babylonians, Minoans, Chinese, Greeks, and up to the Romans. It was historically used in the death mask of King Tutankhamen, where they inlaid it with turquoise and carnelian in bright gold. It was also being played as cosmetics of Cleopatra and was a subject from a well-known writer Marco Polo way back in 1271. Michelangelo grounds up lapis lazuli to create blue paint called ultramarine that brings color and brings the robes of Mary of Nazareth painted on church walls.
Lapis Lazuli is a combination of a rock type of Calcite, Diopside, Lazurite, Pyrite, and more. This semi-precious stone is so popular over the centuries because of its mystical appearance and by its compelling energies. It is commonly used by faith healers because they considered lapis lazuli meaning has a deeper purpose over the centuries. They proved its calming influence that reveals the truth and empowers your senses.
Lapis Lazuli Healing Properties and Benefits
Lapis Lazuli’s benefits consist of a powerful intense blue stone used to open minds and give enlightenment. It is used to encourage self - awareness, self - confidence, self - knowledge, peace and harmony, compassion, morality, making the wearer in a good mood throughout the day. Lapis lazuli properties are being effective to soothe inflammation and help both respiratory and nervous systems fight problems. It clears the throat and thyroid, best for those who suffer vocal issues and sore throats.