Lapis is a beautiful blue stone, dating back to ancient days. The Egyptians wore it to tap into spiritual wisdom, and you can too. Lapis, a birthstone for December, is a stone designed to help you hone into the third eye, to increase spiritual awareness and understand truth. The gold pyrite often found in Lapis, is called fools gold and is a sign of good luck. When you need a bit of both, Lapis Lazuli, is the gemstone to hold close to you. Usually oval shaped, lapis is frequently found in rings and necklaces. Afghanistan is the place that lapis is often found. Lapis Gemstones with a purple tint are the rarest Lapis stones of them all. Lapis in ancient days was considered a source for healing sick people. The gold pyrite was often crushed and consumed as food. I don’t suggest you eat the lapis, but if you need a bit of good luck, and some inner wisdom, Lapis is the stone to wear.
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