Lapis Lazuli Drop Earrings set in 925 Sterling Silver December Birthstone
This is a lovely and elegant pair of sterling silver Lapis Lazuli Earrings. Each Drop Earring is set with intense blue cabochons. There is a 925 hallmark on the back of each earring. The cabochons are a beautiful, ethereal deep blue colour.
Lapis Lazuli is a beautiful and iconic semi-precious stone from Afghanistan. These beautiful stones have come from the mines in the Kokcha valley, in North Eastern Afghanistan. These mines have been producing high grade gemstones almost continually for 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 represents the night sky, with the tiny flecks and flashes of pyrite within it representing 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 rapidly reduce stress. This is a stone that can encourage creativity, and one that can bond relationships in love and friendship. Healers find this stone useful and use it to lower blood pressure and also to boost the immune system. It is also a stone to stimulate wisdom, and the desire for knowledge. It is also one can assist the expression of emotions and feelings.
We supply these Lapis Lazuli earrings are in an attractive gift box, the ones in the photograph are the ones we supply to you.