Lapis has been prized for thousands of years and was a popular stone in ancient Egypt, where it was thought to let the wearer enter eternity and allow them to experience love. It was believed that the royal stone held the gods' souls. The ultimate metaphysical stone, lapis lazuli is essential for achieving spiritual enlightenment. 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.