GORGEOUS LAPIS LAZULI!!!

OOAK Genuine Lapis Lazuli Necklace and Earrings Set GSN001From CookalasHouseOfCards

This absolutely gorgeous 19-1/2 inch OOAK necklace features a 1x 3/4 inch high grade lapis rectangle focal bead, 6mm and 4mm round lapis beads, 15mm mother of pearl donuts, Tibetan silver end caps, cones, beads and toggle clasp. Wear this and all your friends and colleagues will go oooh and ahhhh, and this piece is definitely versatile enough to compliment a navy suit at work or wear to a formal occasion. The 2 inch long earrings that come with the necklace echo the design elements of the necklace.

If you’re interersted in purchasing this gorgeous OOAK set, just click on any of the photos and you’ll automatically go to the listing in my shop. And, by the way – FREE SHIPPING ON THIS SET!!!!!

A few facts about Lapis…

Lapis lazuli (pronounced /LAP-iss LAZ-yu-lye/lee/ (sometimes abbreviated to lapis) is a relatively rare, semi-precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense blue color.

Lapis lazuli has been mined in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan for over 6,000 years, and trade in the stone is ancient enough for lapis jewelry to have been found at Predynastic Egyptian sites, and lapis beads at neolithic burials in Mehrgarh, the Caucasus, and even as far from Afghanistan as Mauritania.

In ancient Egypt lapis lazuli was a favorite stone for amulets and ornaments such as scarabs; it was also used by the Assyrians and Babylonians for seals. Lapis jewelry has been found at excavations of the Predynastic Egyptian site Naqada (3300–3100 BC), and powdered lapis was used as eyeshadow by Cleopatra.

New Age lore says Lapis energizes the throat chakra, augments strength, vitality, virility, mental clarity, illumination, enhances psychic abilities and communication with higher self and spirit guides and creative expression. It has also been used as a protective stone, sheltering the wearer/carrier from physical danger and psychic attacks. Lapis Lazuli is a stone of total awareness, helping to expand awareness and intellectual capacity, and allowing for conscious attunement to the intuitive and psychic aspects of ones nature. The stone of Royalty.

Genuine Lapis Lazuli Pandora style beads are also available in my shop! Just click on the photo to see the listing.

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