Lapis Lazuli – Tumbled Lapis Lazuli Gemstones
Tumbled Lapis Lazuli gemstones
24 in stock
This listing is for ONE tumbled piece of Lapis Lazuli. These stones are AA grade, very high quality.
This Afghan Lapis is a brilliant saturated blue color with veins of golden pyrite and white calcite running throughout.
They have a nice polish to them, and would be perfect for wire wrapping or just to have in you collection!
They are medium to large stones, measuring approximately 3/4″-1 1/4″ in length.
Lapis has been mined in Afghanistan since ancient times, which was the primary source of the stone for the Roman Empire.
Its name is derived from the Latin words for “Sky Stone”. Lapis Lazuli was used long ago to make the pigment for Ultramarine Blue paint.
Lapis is a stone of friendship and brings harmony to relationships.
It is thought to enhance awareness, insight and intellect. In the workplace, it attracts promotion and success.
It is a Stone of Truth, imparting ancient wisdom on the bearer. It encourages honesty of the spirit, and in the spoken or written words.
Lapis is excellent for enhancing memory, and stimulates the desire for knowledge, truth and understanding.
Lapis is a 5-5.5 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale, and is found in Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, and other locations in North and South America.