Lapis Lazuli Cross Pendant, set in Sterling Silver
This lovely sterling silver Lapis Lazuli Cross Pendant has a 925 hallmark. The six round cabochons with their lovely rich royal blue colours make this a lovely pendant that could be worn for any occasion.
Lapis Lazuli is a beautiful and iconic semi-precious stone from Afghanistan. This beautiful stone is from the mines in the Kokcha valley, North Eastern Afghanistan. These mines have been producing high grade gemstones for nearly 6000 years. Lapis Lazuli is a metamorphic rock containing lazurite. Lapis Lazuli also frequently contains specks of iron pyrites and calcite. It was said that the deep blue of Lapis Lazuli represented the celestial night sky. The tiny flecks and flashes of pyrite within it represented the sparkling stars. The name Lapis derives from Latin word lapis meaning stone. While Lazuli derives from the Persian word lazhward meaning blue.
Metaphysically, a highly protective stone that can also rapidly reduce stress. This is a stone that can encourage creativity. Additionally it is a stone that can bond relationships in friendship and also love. Healers have always treasured this stone, and use it to lower blood pressure and boost the immune system. It is a stone to stimulate wisdom, and the desire for knowledge. It is also one that can assist the expression of emotions and feelings.
We supply this Lapis Lazuli Cross Pendant in an attractive gift box. The pendant in the photograph is the one we supply to you. Don’t forget to see our separate list of Sterling Silver Chains these available in various lengths, and weights.