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‘The Best Gems on the Web!’
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AAA 4mm - 5.5mm Lapis blue round faceted beads 16" line
Hand faceted and superb! Just wonderful Lapis beads with the best Lapis color with a hint of purple. Natural and untreated, unlike most of the Lapis on the internet which is dyed in large VATS of dye in China. This Is The best!
See details of the Healing Properties of Lapis Lazuli and it' minerology and history below.
Lapias Lazuli comes from the Badakhshan province of northern Afghanistan, where it has been mined continuously for over 6,000 years. Other deposits have been found in Angola, Canada, Chile, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russia and the United States.
Lapis lazuli is one of the few gemstones that is a rock rather than a mineral. It can consist of up to 15 minerals, but is mainly is a mixture of 3 main components: Lazurite, a complex mineral containing sulphur, is the essential ingredient and gives the vivid blue colour, the others are Hauyne and Sodalite. To varying degrees also Calcite, responsible for the white streaks in many specimens and Pyrite, an iron sulphide, gold/white in colour that gives the distinctive gold flecks.
Lapis Lazuli Healing Properties: Lapis Lazuli quickly releases stress, bringing us profound feelings of peace and security. It brings harmony and deep inner self-knowledge and encourages honest, clear and objective self-expression.
Lapis Lazuli encourages creativity and inspires confidence. It bonds relationships, aiding in expression of feelings and emotions.
Lapis Lazuli can help overcome depression and low mood.
Lapis Lazuli boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation. It alleviates insomnia and vertigo. Lapis Lazuli benefits the respiratory and nervous systems and the throat, vocal chords, and thyroid, cleanses organs, bone marrow and thymus.
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