Lapis Lazuli is combination of minerals, primarily lazurite and calcite. In the more prized Afghanistan lapis, marked amounts of golden pyrite are present. Lapis Lazuli is said to have existed since “before time was born”, assisting one in gaining admission to the domain of the unknown mysteries.
It is the “stone of total awareness”, helping to expand awareness and intellectual capacity. It also enables one to obtain relief from that which has been pressed into the shallow recesses of the mind, providing objectivity.
It helps to overcome depression and enhance a state of serenity. It is also used as a protective stone, sheltering the wearer.