Lapis Lazuli Pendants – Lapis Lazuli is a stunning blue stone that have
beautiful specks of mica that emulates the night sky. It one of the oldest used
gemstones documented in history. It has been utilised as jewelry, ornaments, building
structures and fine art through the ages in places such as ancient Egypt,
Babylon, Minoan, China, Greece and Rome.
name derives from two words, the first is the Latin word lapis meaning ‘stone’
and the second is the Persian word ‘lazuli’ meaning blue. The biggest deposit
of Lapis Lazuli is located in the Afghanistan Mountains. However Lapis is also
found in places such as Italy, USA, Canada, Argentina, Pakistan, Russia and
will often find it cut as cabochon for jewelry, carved, sculpted and made into
ornaments. Well-sought shapes include round, spherical, oval, hearts and
Lapis Lazuli is said to help enhancing strength, courage, improve wisdom, have
good discernment and judgment, promote intellect and see the truth. In
antiquity this gemstone was used to prevent evil occurring to the wearer.
Ancient Egyptians wore or placed lapis near the eyes to improve the quality of
is said that it helps purify the whole body, regulates the thyroid, and helps
with headaches, varicose veins, cramps and fertility. It is helpful for issues
regarding the vocal cords, larynx and lungs.
astrological sign for Lapis Lazuli is Sagittarius. It is the birthstone for those
born in the month of December. It is said that Lapis Lazuli is for the throat
and third eye chakras.
Jewelry Auctioned, we have many Lapis Lazuli pendant designs to choose from.
There are bezel settings, pendulum style, inlays, tumbled with wire wrapping, beads
and macramé with many more beautiful shapes and sizes. The beautiful color of
Lapis make is suitable for both males and female. It is a wonderful gift for
your loved one for all occasions.