Lapis Lazuli rough Stone
Color: deep dark blue with metallic gold flecks
Chakra(s): third eye and crown
About the stone: Lapis lazuli is considered a rock because it is composed of several minerals including hauynite, sodalite, noselite, and lazurite along with the presence of calcite and pyrite.
Astrological sign(s): Sagittarius
Mohs scale: 5–6
Spiritual uses: Lapis lazuli opens the third eye and the intuitive senses when used with conscious intent. This is a good stone to help you remember your dreams and promote clarity during dreamtime. Use this stone to channel the Other Side, for mediumship, and to access the Akashic Records.
Mental uses: Lapis lazuli rough stone is a grounding stone that helps you to focus your attention on your studies.
Emotional uses: The deep blue vibration of lapis lazuli calms feelings of frustration, agitation, and anger.
Physical uses: Like all stones that carry dark-blue energy, lapis lazuli can assist in calming inflammations.
Divine guidance: Have you noticed that you are very intuitive lately? Are you listening to your inner guidance? Perhaps it’s time to let go of the extra stress you’ve taken on and just relax. Let go of anger and frustration. Listen to that still, small voice within to find the answers you seek.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo