Stones — blue

Lapis Lazuli

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Lapis Lazuli

 This is a relatively rare semi-precious stone that has been prized for over 5000 years dating back to the pharoahs of Egypt.  The beautiful blues and ultramarine pigment of the art of the Renaissance comes from the pulverized powder of this stone. A rock rather than a crystal, Lapis Lazuli is made up of a matrix of sodalite and calcite often with beautiful inclusions of golden pyrite. Metaphysical: Stimulates the 6th chakra and has been known as the 3rd eye.  Encourages deep insight and memory recall.  Draws anxieties to the surface.  Aids in communication and meditation.  Associated with truth, balance,...

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Turquoise

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Turquoise

Who doesn't like turquoise?  The name turquoise comes from the old French word "turkish".  It is believed turquoise got its' name because the mineral was brought to Europe from this region of Asia. Turquoise is formed by water acting on aluminum and copper, which gives the stone its blue colouration.  Shades of green turquoise are formed from iron impurities.  Turquoise is actually soft and requires stabilization or it will stain or break.  It has a wonderful waxy to viterous luster. Healing - Magic * Balances all subtle systems, particularly the heart, thymus and throat chakras. * Enhances and strengthens the...

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Sodalite Energy

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Sodalite is a light to dark blue-white stone, sometimes described as blue with white shot into it.  The energy of sodalite is thought to purify your aura, making it a cleaner, more harmonious atmosphere in which to live.  An aura clouded with negative and disharmonious energies burdens you, while a clean aura supports balance and harmony within you.  Purifying your body and aura with Sodalite restores your physical vitality and helps reveal your true nature, strengths, and life's purpose. If you want to experience greater mental clarity, develop more positive mental habits, and protect yourself from negative thoughts or emotions-...

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