Lapis Lazuli gemstone meaning
Lapis Lazuli is a powerful stone and should be used with care. Ancient African peoples made a practice of burying a lapis lazuli scarab with their dead, and believed it to offer protection. The very earliest cultures valued lapis lazuli more highly than gold.
Lapis Lazuli can be found in Africa, Chile, the Soviet Union, the United States, but most significantly from the mountains of Afghanistan.
Greeks spoke of an ancient sapphire which was included with gold, and this was unmistakenly lapis. Some believed that dreaming of lapis would foretell love that would be forever faithful.
When working or meditating with Lapis Lazuli, it can bring matters more clearly to the mind. Wearing a Lapis Lazuli ring can help you to become a channel. Ancient Africans used Lapis Lazuli as a symbol of Truth.
Lapis Lazuli is used with other stones when parts of the body need to be purified and cleansed and should be only used by a healer. It has high intensity and can open many of the chakra centers. This must be done only with love in the heart and comprehension in the mind and wisdom in soul.