AFGAN MAN Natural Lapis Lazuli Gemstone Pipe
This is a natural Lapis Lazuli Gemstone pipe! Made by hand without the use of any chemicals, dyes or anything that is not 100% natural. We make each and every pipe by hand from nature! Each pipe comes with the option of with or without carb hole on the left hand side. The Pipe also features ad metal screen that can be easily removed for cleaning!
Note: because these pipes are handmade using natural gemstones there are variations in color, location of inclusions and other variations.
For more information of Lapis Lazuli see below!
The Stone Before Time & Awareness
Lapis has been highly valued for many thousands of years. The most famous locality for fine quality Lapis Lazuli is in Afghanistan where it was originally mined at least 6000 years ago. It was said to impart knowledge, and the wisdom to use it thus enhancing one’s awareness, insight, and intellect.
Until the 19th century, it was ground Lapis that was the secret to the lovely blue pigments that so many painters used to depict the sky and the sea. Meaning that when one views blue hues in Renaissance paintings, it is likely that they are due to Lapis Lazuli.
Lapis has been loved by the ancients, from Mesopotamia, to Egypt, Persia, Greece, and Rome. The ancient city of Ur had a thriving trade in Lapis as early as the fourth millennium B.C.
The name is from the Latin, lapis, which means ‘stone’ and from the Arabic,aula, which means ‘blue’. Although when Lapis was initially introduced in Europe, it was called ultramarinum, which means “beyond the sea”.
Mohs Hardness of 7 with a trigonal crystal structure
Lapis Lazuli….Lazurite, Sodalite, Calcite, and Pyrite a mix to make it so special! The color, composition, and presentation is going to vary depending on the differing amounts of each mineral. It is the deep intense blue with white and Pyrite that seem to gain the most attention.
Natural Lapis Lazuli is generally found in boulders, or within Limestones. Afghanistan seems to have produced the best quality of Lapis for quite some time, though Chile also shows beautiful stones as well. Ours come from around the world!
Lapis Lazuli is said to be a powerful thought amplifier, stimulating high faculties of the mind; bringing objectivity, clarity and creativity through atonement to the source.
Lapis is also connected with Jupiter and expands the intellect, wisdom, and leadership, as well as helping in legal questions that arise. The stone can work as a shield from psychic attack. It is used to relieve insomnia and let go of anxieties.
Said to help confront the truth, as well as aid in expressing one’s own opinion with harmonizing effect to the conflict. Lapis Lazuli will help one to allow truth to be the teacher; encouraging self awareness, standing up for oneself, and taking charge of one’s life.
Lapis helps to bond relationships of love and friendship by expressing true feelings and emotions, dissolving martyrdom, cruelty, and suffering, and dissipating emotional bondage.
Lapis promotes clear understanding and intuition. It assists in the attunement to the creative source by stimulating and expanding the realization of consciousness toward the awakening of “All That Is”
Promoting understanding through intuition, Lapis Lazuli allows us to find the cause and help to balance function of the thyroid and hormones in to stave off depression. Assisting in the proper health and function of the head and neck, vocal cords, sore throats, headaches, eye ailments, or inflammation.
Benefiting the immune system, Lapis is believed to help overcome hearing loss, eye issue, purifies the blood , relieves insomnia, and vertigo, as well as lowering the blood pressure.
Deities: Isis, Venus, Nuit, Maat
Powers: Attunement, Perfection & Protection with Courage
Candle Color: Royal Blue
Lapis has associations with the kings and queens. In ancient Sumer, the stone was closely associated with deities. And in carrying it, it’s possessor bore the magical power of a deity, for the stone contained the force of all divinity. Some said the stone contained the soul, who would ‘rejoice it its owner”.
The energy of Lapis Lazuli is of high quality, and it does not lower its power to greet mortals, but rather one must raise power to match it’s. Raise the mental, emotional, and spiritual energies to connect with the Lapis Lazuli. It teaches to set aside the personality, so that you may clearly see what is occurring within another person or situation. It will assist in clearing out parts of the past, in this life or others, that one is still carrying but needs to let go of.
Lapis Lazuli needs to be recharged under the light of the stars. And is great to use this pipe at night.
Zodiac Stone of: Sagittarius
Birthstone: Traditional Birthstone for the Month of
Lapis Lazuli gives power of friendship and helps make decisions.
Lapis Lazuli is ruled by Jupiter and will aid in balancing, cleansing, and unification of the chakras for the purpose of perfection with The One. It can assist in awakening a Third Eye to tap intuitive strength and psychic abilities.
NOTE: INTENDED FOR TOBACCO USE ONLY MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 18.