Alternative Birthstone: Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli is an alternative September birthstone for Virgos ( August 23rd - September 22nd) & Libras (23rd September - 23rd October). It is also the 9th wedding anniversary gemstone.
This gem has many special metaphysical qualities as well as an interesting history and uses throughout time.
It is often discovered in shades of deep blue or purple. The bluer the gemstone, the more valuable it is. Contained within Lapis Lazuli are gold flecks which give it a stunning mystical appearance and a special grace. With its signature indigo blue hue and specks of gold, it is reminiscent of constellations in a night’s sky.
Lapis Lazuli in History
According to ancient Persian folklore, Lapis Lazuli was said to be a starry night’s sky full of secret knowledge of the universe shrunken down into an exquisite gem.
Lapis Lazuli is not only used in making jewelry but is actually one of the most sought-after sources of a special pigment: Indigo. Pigment gained from Lapis Lazuli has been used in paintings like Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”, Vermeer’s “Girl With a Pearl Earring” & in Michelangelo’s ceiling painting of the Sistine Chapel. Before this, the color was used by Ancient Egyptians in scrolls depicting Pharaohs, Queens, and Goddesses.
Lapis Lazuli has long been thought of as a stone of protection, wisdom, truth & friendship.
What Lapis Lazuli Does For You
It is said that Lapis Lazuli brings serenity to the wearer, releases stress, and harmonizes the mind & body. It also assists in clear thinking, communication, and wisdom.
Wear it to flourish and take charge of your life while strengthening your self-awareness. Being a stone of self-expression and knowledge, it empowers you to say what you mean, bringing forth honesty along with compassion.
Many people also wear Lapis Lazuli for spiritual growth, it is thought to have a substantial connection to the celestial and is also called the Wisdom Stone. It is praised as being great at assisting in clear thinking, communication and imagination.
Combined with Freshwater Pearl, Lapis Lazuli becomes even more impactful. The pearls ability to balance all chakras combined with the wisdom that Lapis Lazuli brings, provides the wearer with a levelheadedness which is hard to match.
This wonderful gem is also a protection amulet, it is said to recognize and counter the effects of harmful and negative energies.
Lapis Lazuli For Love And Relationships
Lapis Lazuli is thought to deepen relationships as it symbolizes harmony, love, awareness and good judgement. It helps with self expression, and as everyone knows, good communication is crucial for a good relationship. You can wear Lapis Lazuli to strengthen important bonds with people you love.What do you think about the beautiful Lapsi Lazuli?
Aren’t it’s many uses and benefits fascinating?
Have a wonderful day,