Spiritually - Lapis lazuli is known as a powerful stone for thinking and spirituality, and it is said to have a very high vibration. It's believed to increase self-knowledge and awareness of one's own thoughts and can help you to trust your inner wisdom.
From Early times Lapis Lazuli was believed to restore calmness, increase sexuality and to improve mental clarity Cleopatra's iconic blue eye shadow was originally dust of Lapis Lazuli stones. The Egyptians saw it as a symbol of truth.
Lapis Lazuli was made into the blue pigment "ultramarine" by grounding it up, it was considered so valuable that it was only used in religious paintings or paintings of significant people. For example, Michelangelo used Lapis Lazuli for his work at the Sistine Chapel, Da Vinci used it in his masterpiece Salvatore Mundi and Van Gogh used Lapis Lazuli in Painting Starry Night.
Lapis Lazuli makes beautiful Jewellery, as the Stone is beautifully reflective, with gold like specks through the stone, sometimes beautiful green highlights.