Lapis Lazuli-Vision Truth Awareness
Lapis Lazuli was among the most highly prized tribute paid to Egypt,
obtained from the oldest mines in the world, worked from around 4000 B.C. and still in use today. It's a powerful crystal for activating the higher mind and enhancing intellectual ability. It stimulates the desire for knowledge, truth and understanding, and aids the process of learning. It is excellent for enhancing memory. A stone of truth, Lapis encourages honesty of the spirit, and in the spoken and written word. Wear it for all forms of deep communication. It is also a stone of friendship and brings harmony in relationships.
Iron Pyrite makes a wonderful energy shield, blocking out negativity from various sources. Some of its properties include: Overcomes inertia and feelings of inadequacy Energizes the area where you place it (such as on a desk where you work). Helps you to see behind a facade.
We named our F/W 2019 collection "The Republic" after the Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC because this was the book that Melissa was reading while designing this collection.