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The ankh is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol that was most commonly used in writing and in art to represent the word for "life" and, by extension, as a symbol of life itself. Its use continued through the Coptic Egyptians who adapted it as the crux ansata, a variant form of the Christian cross.
Regarding Lapis Lazuli:
Opalite (Merlinite) is an intuitive, magical, and spiritual stone that’s great for meditation and connecting to the spiritual realm. Its energy grabs you and helps to pull your energy down toward the earth’s core, so you can stay focused to overcome distractions.
Physical Healing Properties: Opalite is good for survival instincts and sexual energy. It is a powerful aid in healing illnesses and conditions that are related to the heart and the intestines. It can also give relief to headaches, stabilize the nervous system and is especially helpful with the circulatory and respiratory systems.
Emotional Healing Properties: Opalite is calming and helps to develop patience. It helps you to realize that your desires don’t always match your needs, but that the universe will provide you with the people, experiences, and lessons you need.
Spiritual Healing Properties: Opalite is a magical stone that is good for all psychic abilities, flow, magic, yin/yang balance and accessing Akashic Records. It holds the imprint of the combined knowledge of alchemists, shamans, and other workers of magic. It attracts teachers, visitors and other clear messages into your dreams and meditations, making it an excellent stone for intuitive learning and connecting with higher consciousness. It forces you to recall memories and patterns that you have kept hidden.
Chakras: Brow Astrological signs: Pisces
History: Opalite (Merlinite) is named after the wizard Merlin because of its ability to attract magical and mystical experiences to anyone who wears it.
How to use it: Wear Opalite around the neck or place the stone behind the ear to help access past lives.
Brilliant bright blue stone with a rich history. It even includes some other stones such as pyrite which gives it beautiful gold specks, calcite and lazurite.
Physical Healing Properties: Lapis lazuli can boost the immune system help to prevent illness, and it is also beneficial for the ears and hearing. It’s also believed to be able to help in repairing muscles and the skeletal system. Migraines can also be eased with some lapis lazuli. It’s also great for the throat area and the thymus gland.
Emotional Healing Properties: This beautiful blue stone helps ease depression and anxiety because it harmonizes all aspects of self. It releases stress and brings deep peace as well as a great sleep. Excellent for gaining spiritual insight and wisdom, activating personal power and inner truth. It also blocks any attacks and promotes protection and safety.
Chakras: Associated with the Third Eye and Throat chakra. Both of these chakras have to do with gaining insight to know and speak our truth.
Astrological signs: Related to Sagittarius.
History: The history of lapis lazuli goes back over 6,500 years and was found and held sacred by cultures in Egypt, China, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome along with other blue gems like sapphire and turquoise. Lapis Lazuli was mainly found in Badakshan, Afghanistan as far back as 700 BC when the area was called Bactria. These same mines are still producing lapis lazuli today, and it’s the oldest commercial source for crystals and gems. It has always been used in jewelry, but it was also used to make practical items like bowls and combs. It was also used as a paint pigment when crushed up which is why older paintings are known for the bright blue pigment that doesn’t seem to fade with time.
How to use it: Place on the throat or the third eye or wear in a pendant over the throat.