An eye catching Lapis Pendant highlighted by a faceted blue Kyanite at the top, and 2 dangly Kyanite, a small cabochon and a larger raw crystal. A clever combination of shapes and shades of blues crafted on a .925 sterling silver design.
Dimensions in cm : 5.6 x 3.5 x 0.5
Lapis Lazuli Meanings
Keywords: Inner vision, truthful communication, royal virtues
Chakras: Third eye, throat
Zodiac Signs: Libra, Sagittarius
Birthstone: September, December
Wedding Anniversary: 9th and 11th year
Lapis Lazuli Crystal Healing Properties:
Lapis Lazuli is a stone of reflection and self knowledge. It activates the higher mind and psychic abilities and has traditionally been used to assist one in connecting with the gods and invoking divine inspiration. Lapis helps to create a clearer perspective on ones life and assists with the identification of habits, patterns or lessons that may be blocking ones spiritual progress. It can uncover the karmic roots of illness and highlight where one might be self sabotaging ones healing.
Lapis Lazuli History and Uses:
The word Lapis Lazuli comes from the Latin words lapis for stone and lazulum derived from the Persian word lazaward the name of a place where it was mined. The word azure for blue in many languages derives its name from this stone. Lapis Lazuli has been mined in the Sar-i- Sang mine in Afghanistan for over 6000 years. It is a semi precious stone which was highly prized by many ancient cultures including the Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Persians,Egyptians, Harrapans, Greeks and Romans. It has been found fashioned into amulets, beads, knife handles, statues and inlaid in bowls which are thousands of years old. Powdered Lapis Lazluli was used as eye makeup by the ancient Egyptians and was made into the very expensive and sought after ultramarine blue paint used by the masters in Renaissance Europe. Catherine the Great used Lapis Lazuli to decorate the St Petersberg palace with 2 metre tall urns carved from solid Lapis.
Lapis Lazuli Geological Description:
Lapis Lazuli is a sodium aluminium silicate with sulphur, chlorine and hydroxyl, and variable inclusions of pyrite and white calcite. It has a hardness of 5 to 6. Lapis mostly comes from the West Hindu Kush mountains of Afghanistan, with other deposits found in Chile and Russia.
Affirmation: I claim the sovereignty and power of my highest self and I align myself with my highest truth.
Keywords: Inner bridges, psychic ability, connecting with Nature, past-life recall, telepathy, empathy
Chakras: All, especially third eye, heart
Zodiac Signs: Aries, Libra, Pisces, Taurus
Kyanite Crystal Healing Properties:
Kyanite is a stone of connection, of building bridges of light between disparate aspects of experience. This bridging is healing for blockages in the energetic field, emotional blocks between people and energy gaps caused by physical trauma. Kyanite will help you forge your own unique path, strengthening intuition, bringing together skills and knowledge and cutting through uncertainty. It enhances telepath, lucid dreaming, astral travel, psychic ability and energy transfer. It is believed to assist in creating new neural path ways around damaged areas of the brain.
Kyanite History and Uses:
Kyanite derives its name from the Greek word kuanos meaning deep blue and used to be named Disthene meaning two strengths, referring to the different hardness of the perpendicular axes of each blade. Blue, black, green and orange Kyanite are used for metaphysical purposes but it can be found in a range of colours including pink, white, yellow and grey. Kyanite has heat resistant applications in the industrial world and has been used in the porcelain of dentistry and bathroom ware, as brake pads and grinding discs and in kiln bricks.
Kyanite Geological Description:
Kyanite is an aluminium silicate mineral with a hardness of 4.5 along its crystal axes and 6 to 7 across its axes. It forms elongated, blade like crystals. Kyanite occurs in Brazil, South Africa, Switzerland, Burma, Kenya, Mexico and the USA
Affirmation: I stand straight and I look high