Azurite, Lapis & Sterling Earrings. The colors do not show up too well in this photo,
however, they are a beautiful mix of deep blue and green. SOLD
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Azurite and Malachite are both carbonates of copper and are often found mixed together.
The base of this stone is formed by azurite (from the latin 'azul' for blue) and the gorgeous
light and dark green inclusions are malachite. This stone is truly one of nature's most
Gemstone Lore and Properties:
Azurite is found in Australia, Chile, France, Mexico, Morocco, Nambia, the southwestern
USA, and Zaire. Azurite was sacred to the Egyptians who believed it was an aid to spiritual
Many believe that this stone helps to reduce anger and to increase psychic awareness. It is
also thought to reduce abnormal cell growth, promote wisdom, and is used as an aid to
relieve the paid of rheumatism.
Azurite is also used as a calming stone, releasing stress, worries and indecisions, while
increasing concentration, creativity and problem solving abilities.
It also emanates a loving energy, and is used for healing, self-confidence, and compassion.