16"-18" Lapis Lazuli Ball Silver Necklace
When it comes to spiritual enlightenment, it all starts with the self. The Lapis Lazuli crystal helps us go deep within our spirits to awaken our true destiny and divine purpose. That's a big job for a sedentary object, but you'd be amazed at how this dazzling stone shines a light on the soul and its innate ability to heal. The color of water, the life-giving element of the planet, the Lapis Lazuli crystal meaning represents the many shades of sapphire blue, the color of self-expression and awareness. Considered a sacred color during the Renaissance, Lapis Lazuli was ground into powder and mixed into paint that was used to for the Virgin Mary's robes and other historic cathedrals.
Thanks to deposits of sulfur contained in its matrix, the Lapis Lazuli crystalstands out in the world of gemstones with its deep sapphire blue color. It also contains prosperity and abundance qualities with its unique variations of gold and white specks from Calcite and Pyrite deposits, the good luck stones. Associated with the third eye chakra, the Lapis Lazuli meaning can be traced back to ancient Egypt where royalty believed in its power to stimulate openness to the spirit world and infinite possibilities of the imagination. Fashion icon and Egyptian beauty Cleopatra used the crushed powder of Lapis Lazuli in her cosmetics to create the signature eye makeup design that symbolizes an Egyptian pharaoh.