Size of Lapis Lazuli: 26mm*24mm
This gorgeous Lapis Lazuli heart-shaped pendant is handcrafted using pure copper wire and oxidized for an antique look. It comes with a cord necklace.
Lapiz Lazuli derives its name from the Latin word LAPIS meaning "stone" and the Arabic-Spanish AZUL meaning "blue".
Lapis Lazuli was called the Stone of Heaven because magicians of old said that the stone was reminiscent of a sky full of stars. It was considered a piece of heaven given to men by the gods.
Lapis Lazuli is a very spiritual stone. The Sumerians believed that the spirit of their gods lived within the stone. It is strongly believed that it calls man towards the infinite, awakening him to the higher consciousness. The Egyptian Book of the Dead recognised it as the amulet of inestimable power.
The ancient people also used Lapis Lazuli for its medicinal properties. Its powder was mixed with milk and applied as a dressing for boils and ulcers. The ancient Romans believed that Lapis was a powerful aphrodisiac. In the Middle Ages, it was thought to keep the body and soul healthy from all ills and fear.
Lapis Lazuli has been used to treat depression and mental illness. It was also used to relieve fever and to strengthen eyesight and the heart.
Since the earliest of times, Lapis Lazuli has been associated with strength and courage, royalty and wisdom, intellect and truth. It is believed to bring luck in all matters of life in love, business and family.
Copper is a great conductor of energy, and it was believed that it can improve blood circulation and pain that comes with blocked blood flow. Copper is also associated with the sun, and since it is a green stone, it is also associated with wealth, prosperity, and luck. Copper also can improve and empower the metaphysical properties of gemstones.