Lapis Lazuli

Hardness: 5 to 6

Locations: USA, Russia, Afghanistan, Chile, Italy, China, Middle East

Astrological sign of: Sagittarius

Beneficial for objectivity, clarity, stress, self-awareness, self-expression, anxiety, depression, alerting to psychic attack, thought amplification, honesty, compassion, as a bonding stone in love and friendship. Lapis is a stone of total awareness, helping to expand awareness and intellectual capacity, and allowing for attunement to the psychic aspects of ones nature. Lapis can aid one in developing insight into ones dreams. It is said to help overcome depression and enhance states of serenity and self-acceptance.