Name: Lapis Lazuli
Origin: (14th century), derived from the Arabic word lazuward from which the word “azure” comes. Powdered Lapis was used as a pigment in oil paintings.
Description: Opaque, royal blue colour with flecks of gold pyrite.
Source: Chile, U.S.A., Egypt
Healing Properties: Healing and soothing, improving any mental, emotional, physical or spiritual condition. Releases one from emotional bondage as self-knowledge increases, overcoming depression. Promotes creativity. Treats respiratory system, thymus and immune system.