Lapis Lazuli Beads
Lapis Lazuli Beads | Lapis Beads - Lapis is one of the oldest spiritual stones known to man, used by healers, priests and royalty. Lapis is considered a birthstone for those born in December & the Zodiac Signs of Sagittarius (traditional) and Pisces (ancient). An ancient stone prized for many properties : It brings a higher guidance and intuition; helps one to connect to their Higher Self; Activates ones deepest intuition and insight; helps to organize and quiet the mind and brings self expressions; helps with dream insights, writing and creativity... Said to calm the nervous system - helping with anxiety and insomnia. It also used to aid those with autism and speech and hearing difficulties. During ancient times Lapis Lazuli was ground up and used for medicinal purposes as well as a popular cosmetic -- Eyeshadow! During the Middle Ages, Lapis was believed to maintain the skeleton in healthy condition while keeping the spirit free from the negative emotions of fear and jealousy. Lapis Lazuli is associated with the following Goddesses : Isis, Hera, Venus, Athena, Freya, Inanna, Nuit, and Dana (Danu) -- and resonates with the Third Eye and Throat Chakras. Lapis Lazuli combines various minerals, mostly Lazurite, but also contains Calcite, Sodalite, Pyrite and other Minerals.