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The story and healing qualities of Lapis Lazuli

The story and healing qualities of Lapis Lazuli
Hi Everyone, I've always been a great believer in the powerful forces of our Mother Earth and the jewels within her. Some people may say, ‘Oh that’s just a pretty stone’, however there is so much more to the treasures that she hides away, until we come along and use them for our own benefits. I’m sure that Mother Earth does not mind as long as these wares of hers are fully appreciated and their valuable uses are adhered to and respected.Lapis Lazuli's exotic pastIn ancient times Lapis Lazuli was most highly regarded because of its beautiful colour and the valuable ultramarine dye derived from it. Its name comes from the Latin lapis, "stone," and the Persian lazhuward, "blue." It is rock formed by multiple minerals, mostly Lazurite, Sodalite, Calcite and Pyrite, and is a rich medium to royal blue with gold flecks. Lower-grade Lapis is lighter blue with more white...
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