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Lapis Lazuli

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Welcome to our exquisite collection of lapis lazuli stones. Lapis lazuli, a popular semi-precious stone, is known for its unique aesthetic appeal, especially the characteristic deep blue color. Lapis lazuli gemstone has throughout time been highly valued for both its beauty and the unique properties it possesses. Explore our varied range, which includes both spherical and faceted lapis lazuli stones, and find the perfect lapis lazuli for your next jewelry project.

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Color and appearance of lapis lazuli

Lapis lazuli is known for its deep, blue color varying from light blue to dark blue shades. The stone may also contain inclusions of white calcite veins and golden pyrite flecks that give it a distinctive appearance.

What is the history and origin behind the stone?

Lapis lazuli has been known and used since ancient times in ancient civilizations such as Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome. It was a popular material for jewelry, decoration and sculpture and was often used as a pigment (ultramarine) in painting.

What meanings and symbolism does lapis lazuli have?

Lapis lazuli has been associated with wisdom, truth, spiritual awakening and protection in various cultures. It is said to promote clarity, confidence and communication and can be used to balance the third eye chakra.

How is lapiz lazuli used?

Lapis lazuli is primarily used to make jewelry as rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and brooches. It is also used in inlaying and decorating furniture, boxes and other objects. As mentioned earlier, lapis lazuli was also used as a pigment in painting.

How to clean lapis lazuli?

Lapis lazuli is a relatively soft stone with a hardness of about 5-6 on the Mohs scale. This means it can be scratched or damaged if not handled carefully. To clean lapis lazuli, use a soft cloth and lukewarm water without harsh chemicals or abrasives. Store the stone separated from other jewelry to avoid scratches.

Lapis lazuli is a fascinating stone with a long and rich history spanning thousands of years. Its deep blue color and unique inclusions make it a popular choice for jewelry and decoration, while its spiritual meaning and symbolism add further value and interest.

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