Lazurite stones are familiar to most Russians. Of them, inexpensive, but very beautiful jewelry: bracelets, rings with stones, necklaces. This mineral is very soft, it is easily processed.
The stones are lapis lazuli. Chemical composition
Lazurite is an aluminosilicate with a different amount of sulfur. The more sulfur, the brighter the color of the stone. Especially valuable are the dark blue, purple or saturated blue stones lapis lazuli. For inexpensive jewelry use green, gray or mixed shades of stones. Often lazurite contains impregnations of pyrite. Then it overflows with golden or silvery sparkles. In nature, the stones of lapis lazuli often occur in the form of plates. Crystals in the form of an octahedron are found less often, and they cost more. Lapis lazuli has an ordinary cubic structure in which the chlorine ions are located in the center and in the corners, and the sodium ions surround them. Specialists call lazurite not only stones, but also the rock, which consists of the fused grains of lapis lazuli, dolomite and several other rocks. They are mining stones in Russia, Chile, Afghanistan, the United States and other countries.
Properties and purpose
It was always believed that lapis lazuli is the stone of God's chosen people. Unusually beautiful, especially in sunlight, lapis lazuli is able to purify a person's aura, cleanse him of bad thoughts and bad looks. Lapis lazuli is a stone (photo) of nobility, sincerity, high intentions. If you want to express to your beloved your honest heart intentions, give her this stone: the girl will appreciate your nobility. Moreover, it is believed that lapis lazuli helps its owner to become merciful and sympathetic, promotes his spiritual growth, increases wisdom and helps to choose the right way of life. The stone attracts success and success, it helps to find true love.