Lapis Lazuli ~ The Stone of Mental Strength

Lapis Lazuli ~ The Stone of Mental Strength

Lapis Lazuli (pronounced lap-iss  laz-you- lie) is one of the most ancient and revered stones on the planet. Lapis is the latin word for stone and Lazuli comes from the name of the stone in Persia, where there are also mines. The best quality Lapis in the world comes from Afghanistan as it is the only source in the world that includes Iron Pyrite … [Read more...]

Turquoise ~ The Traveller’s Stone

Turquoise ~ The Traveller’s Stone

Turquoise ~ such a beautiful colour and such a beautiful stone!  There are so many different variations and colours of Turquoise, but for general purposes and the ease of writing a blog that doesn't take all day........ I'll try and stick to those that are most readily available in the market today. The word turquoise comes from the old French … [Read more...]