What is Lapis Lazuli?
This metamorphic rock with it's deep, celestial blue color has been highly prized for centuries. A member of the sodalite group of minerals, this stone is comprised of lazurite, calcite and pyrite. When you see flecks of gold-like stone in Lapis, that is actually Pyrite, otherwise known as fools gold.
Healing Qualities: Lapis Lazuli is said to be a stone that helps to detoxify the body, purifying the blood and cooling/soothing areas of inflammation.