Origin of the name: From the Latin “lapis” and the Arabic “azul” meaning the blue stone.
Deposits: Afghanistan, United States, Canada, Chile, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russia.
Lapis lazuli is an indigo blue, ultramarine blue stone. Lapis lazuli can be found speckled with gold(pyrite) and spotted with white(calcite)
During prehistoric times, lapis lazuli was used as an ornament and jewelry. It is a stone that has been used in all eras.
The Egyptians used it to create symbolic jewels (protective eye, scarab to bring luck). Lapis lazuli was a symbol of divine strength, power and courage. Its deep blue color was associated with immortality and infinity.
Origin of the name: Labrador, site of its discovery in Canada
The deposits: Australia, Canada, France, Madagascar, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine and the United States.
The color of labradorite is light gray with blue mirror effects.
Since ancient times, stones have been used for their therapeutic virtues.
Fine stones promote the circulation of positive energy in the body.
Each stone has its own frequency depending on its molecular composition.
Fine stones act as magnets that absorb negative energies for new positive vibrations. It is called lithotherapy, from the Greek Lithos meaning stone and Therapeaia, therapy.