Lapis Lazuli

Lapis LazuliConsidered the “stone of rulers” in ancient Egypt, this 18” princess length lapis lazuli necklace features a strong rectangular shape drop as the focal point.

Lapis Lazuli is formed during the metamorphis of chalk into marble. Where iron is also present, gold-colored pyrite inclusions add rich highlights.

Source: Top quality lapis lazuli comes from Afghanistan but is also found in Pakistan, U.S. and Canada.

Mythology: Lapis bestows wisdom and honesty and reveals our own inner truths.

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