Lapis is considered a rock, not a mineral and comes from Afghanistan, Siberia, Chile, the U.S., Pakistan, and Canada.
On the Mohs scale of hardness, it is a 5 – 5.5 Lapis lazuli is one of the most valuable semi opaque stones.
Lapis strengthens total awareness, creativity, ESP, skeleton, thyroid, and helps to expand viewpoint.
It is believed to improve sleep and cure insomnia.
Do not use an ultrasonic.
Clean by gently scrubbing with a designated soft “baby” toothbrush and
mild dish soap (not lemon scented) and warm water.