Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is a semi-precious stone that was valued since ancient times due to its deep blue color. Its name is also associated with blue color because in Persian language Lazur means blue stone. The more intense blue color is, the more valuable Lapis Lazuli stone is. The composition of this stone consists of a few different minerals such as Pyrite, Lazurite, Calcite and Sodalite. Gold flecks (Pyrites) that are found in some stones is another highly valued feature of Lapis Lazuli. If these flecks are whiter rather than gold, it means that grade of Lapis Lazuli is lower. Currently the largest deposits of Lapis Lazuli are found in Chile, USA, Afghanistan and Italy where it is being mined and later used for jewelry making.

The Zodiac sign of Lapis Lazuli is Sagittarius. It is thought to be helpful in balancing Throat Chakra energies and activating Third Eye psychic centers. Wearing Lapis Lazuli jewelry can enhance learning process, stimulate desire for truth and knowledge. For this reason, people who work as executives, archaeologists or journalists can greatly benefit from this particular stone. Furthermore, Lapis Lazuli is considered to be truth stone, so it can helpful in communication between family members and friends. In Amber & Gemstones wholesale store you can find handmade jewelry combined from Lapis Lazuli, Baltic Amber and other gemstones. We offer quality teething necklaces, bracelets and anklets as well as jewelry for adults.