Lapis Lazuli

Description for Birthstone: Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is the lucky stone for Astrologers, Astronomers and Stargazers. The surface of this magical stone reminds one of the starry night sky. Gazing at a polished piece of Lapis Lazuli or using this stone as a pendulum will tune you into the vibrations of the universe. This helps to enhance your telepathic communication with the celestial bodies and gain a deeper understanding of their influence on our lives here on planet earth. Astrologers in antiquity have been given the Divine mission of translating the language of the stars into sacred texts that carry the Divine teachings of how to improve life here on planet earth. These sacred texts (like for example the Hebrew Bible or the ancient Vedic texts of India) are still studied by modern astrologers today.

Lapis Lazuli is the birthstone of Mercury, the planet of verbal and written communication. The surface of Mercury looks just like a giant Lapis Lazuli sphere. Lapis Lazuli is composed of different minerals including mainly white Calcite, Pyrite, and Lazurite, a blue silicate. Likewise, Mercury contains around 30% of silicate material. Blue gemstones are generally used by crystal healers for dealing with issues of communication and learning. Carry or wear a piece of Lapis Lazuli whenever Mercury is retrograde; this will protect you from misunderstandings, unlucky deals, bad decisions and other types of mistakes.

Lapis Lazuli is a stone for revealing the truth. Wear a Lapis Lazuli pendant over your heart or a silver ring set with a Lapis Lazuli on your left hand ring finger as a personal amulet for protection against any form of false love, deceit and treachery.

If you want to know who is telling the truth and who is trying to hoodwink you, do this simple meditation: Close your eyes and hold with your right hand a piece of Lapis Lazuli against your third eye (the point on your forehead between both eye brows) to enhance your telepathic powers for seeing through a lie.

In ancient Egypt, Lapis Lazuli was referred to as "The Philosopher's Stone". This stone was used in Shamanic rituals by the ancient Egyptian astrologers and sorcerers.

Lapis Lazuli is a stone for visionaries and clairvoyants. It is used by many mediums for hintuitively pick up on the energies of the planetary positions. This is a big help in reading an astrological chart.

BEWARE: Lapis Lazuli is a toxic stone and may not be ingested. Furthermore, Lapis Lazuli cannot be used for making a crystal elixir. However, a Lapis Lazuli wand may be used as an effective massage tool for healing orthopedic and psychological disorders.