Lapis is one of the oldest "spiritual" stones, in Egypt Lapis was used mainly by royalty and priests to access the sacred knowledge. This stone is also considered strengthening to mind and body. Lapis lazuli allows us to tap our own inner power while purifying the soul and the thoughts.
Native Americans believed they could look into one's very soul when peering into a polished piece of Pyrite. Their shamans used it as "a stone of power," and their medicine men used it in certain healing rituals. Pyrite has also been labeled the "Healer's Stone".
Dimensions: 3.5" x 2.35" x .75" inches
Weight 182 grams - 6.3 oz
Keys: Inner vision, truthful communication, royal virtues
Chakras: third eye (6th) throat (5th)
Origin: Afghanistan, highest grade Lapis in the world
"The Stone of Self Knowledge & Reflection"
Shamans use it as a Stone of Power, and their medicine men used it in certain healing rituals. Pyrite has also been labeled the "Healer's Stone".
Keys: Masculine energy, manifestation, action, vitality, willpower, creativity, confidence.
Chakras: Solar Plexus (3rd)
Pyrite is thought to create a better balance and flow between right and left brain function. This helps transform the intuitive and creative (right brain) thought into logical and well-reasoned (left brain) action.