Lapis Lazuli Eggs | Afghanistan
Lapis Lazuli Polished Egg
Lapis Lazuli bringing wisdom, truth, and good judgement. Gifting intellect, problem solving and opening up creative flow.
Egg shapes symbolise fertility, birth, new beginnings and growth. They are also a great shape for massage, removing tension and soothing aches.
What is Lapis Lazuli
The name is derived from the Arabic 'Lazaward', or Azure, which describes the rich blue colour of the material.
It is a combination of Azurite (the blue part of the crystal), white calcite and Pyrite, which together make a powerful and beautiful crystal.
This material is from Afghanistan 🇦🇫 other localities include Russia 🇷🇺 Chile 🇨🇱 the USA 🇺🇸 and Myanmar 🇲🇲
Ancient uses for adornment and talismans. It was ground down and used for eye shadow by the Egyptians and as a very expensive paint called ultra-marine during the renassaince period. They believe it would promote friendship and goodwill and guard against oppression and evil. Also, to guide souls into the afterlife.
An alternative Birthstone for December
Zodiac - Sagittarius ♐ Capricorn ♑ and Libra ♎
Healing Properties of Lapis Lazuli
Linked to the third eye and throat Chakra, Lapis is said to be the strongest stone for opening the third eye, linking us to the extrasensory world, connecting to our psychic abilities and increased perception.
For the throat, it is said to be a stone of truth and integrity. Speaking truthfully and giving self expression. It allows us take the lead in our own life and feel confident as we make decisions.
Ancient uses as eye shadow and talismans. It was said to promote friendship and goodwill and guard against oppression and evil. Also, to guide souls into the afterlife.
The Magic of Gemstones suggest Lapis Lazuli has been used to treat a range of ailments including depression, dizziness, hair loss, insomnia or sleep issues. It eases pain, especially headaches and migraines.