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Lapis Lazuli: A Gemstone of Cosmic Alignment and Healing Harmony

Uncover September's Celestial Blue Birthstone


Lapis Lazuli, with its deep, celestial blue, has for aeons enchanted civilizations, drawing them into its depths of sky-blue charm and symbolic significance. From the majestic courts of Ancient Egypt to the hands of artisans across ages, its captivating beauty and profound symbolic significance have cemented its status as a treasure of both the Earth and the heavens.


Lapis Lazuli, often referred to simply as 'lapis', is a deep-blue metamorphic rock. A mix of minerals, primarily lazurite, calcite, and pyrite, it's the latter that lends the stone its characteristic golden flecks, making it resemble a starry night sky. Its rich hue is so distinctive that the name Lapis Lazuli is derived from the Latin word 'lapis', meaning stone, and the Arabic word 'Azula', which means blue.

Beyond its captivating appearance, this gemstone tells a tale of ancient terrains and geologic wonder. Its origins trace back to the mountainous landscapes of Afghanistan in the historical region of Badakhshan. This expansive region is famous for having more than 9000 years of recorded activity, with Lapis Lazuli found in artefacts at Bhirrana, an old archaeological site.

tutankhamun with natural lapis lazuli


The story of Lapis Lazuli is as ancient as human civilization itself. It was highly prized in Ancient Egypt, where it wasn't just used as jewellery but also ground into powder to create the iconic blue eyeshadow seen on Pharaohs and Queens. Treasures like the mask of Tutankhamun have Lapis Lazuli inlays, a testament to the stone's prominence in the royal world of the past.

However, its reach was not limited to Egypt. If one travels to Venice and looks at the astronomical clock at the Torre dell'Orologio, built during 1496, they'll find Lapis Lazuli gleaming back, embedding the stone's place in art, architecture, and human history.

the astronomical clock torre dell'orologio in venice with lapis lazuli inlay


Lapis Lazuli, celebrated as September's birthstone, resonates deeply with Virgos, amplifying their analytical and introspective qualities. Often linked to the energies of the throat chakra, this gemstone serves as a conduit for truth and enlightened communication. It is believed to harmonise with seekers who yearn for clarity and a deeper connection to universal wisdom.

Embodying the vastness of the night sky, Lapis Lazuli guides its bearer towards introspection and spiritual exploration, acting as a bridge between the tangible world and the vast celestial realms.


Lapis Lazuli has been cherished not just for its beauty but also for its potent therapeutic virtues. Traditionally believed to foster clarity of mind, it stabilises those who may feel fragmented or overwhelmed. Its deep blue resonance harmonizes with attributes of protection, especially in warding off negativity and ensuring an ambient spiritual atmosphere. Furthermore, ancient remedies attribute Lapis Lazuli with potential benefits for the respiratory and nervous systems, making it a sought-after gemstone for spiritual and physical well-being.


At Rahul Patel Collection, the majesty of Lapis Lazuli is held in high esteem. Each meticulously crafted piece, from the protective Ancient Evil Eye Amulet infused with Lapis Lazuli, the exquisitely designed Genesis Lapis Lazuli Ring to the emblematic Genesis Lapis Lazuli Amulet, embodies a saga of time, beauty, and mysticism.

Curated from the most exquisite sources, our Lapis Lazuli selections shine with unparalleled purity and brilliance. Guided by our founder's discerning taste, every piece is a fusion of elegance and legacy, inviting wearers to embark on a journey through generations and across the stars.


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