Ultra smooth semi-precious stones with a thumb sized indent are the perfect gift for soothing frazzled nerves using the healing energy of gem stones. Designed to fit comfortably in the hand these can be used for crystal healing or display. Place them under pillow, on parts of the body during meditation, use for massage or simply hold them to benefit from their metaphysical attributes.
The most important mineral component of lapis is lazurite. A number of other minerals may be contained withing the stone such as calcite, pyrite and sodalite. Ground lapis was the secret of the blue in ultramarine, the pigment which painters used to paint the sea and the sky until the nineteenth century.
Used by some as a protective stone, it is said to be grounding with a strong connection to the earth and spirits of nature.