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Chevron Shape Polished Lapis Stone with Mottled Calcite on One side 13 Oz

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SKU
RPS061
Stone
Lapis Lazuli
Color
Blue
Height
3 inches
Width
3 inches
Thickness
1 inches
Weight
0.81 LB
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  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone
  • Lapis Lazuli Stone

DESCRIPTION

This stone looks like a chevron symbol. the stone only has one real layer and the stone is able to stand upright by itself. The stone also has some pyrite and calcite mottled between the lapis. The stone's face is cloudy with calcite on one side and almost clear on the other side.

Lapis Lazuli is a deep blue colored metamorphic rock which has been used as a semi-precious stone since the 7th millennium BC. It is prized for its intense mystic blue color and specks of calcite and pyrite which give the mottled colors a goldish hue. Lapis cabochons are stills used to this day for jewelry, decoration or collection.

The meaning of Lapis Lazuli comes from "Lapis", which is Latin for "stone", and "Lajevard", Persian name for the stone and also a location where lapis was once mined. The stone was ground for its natural ultramarine pigment; it was the most expensive blue pigment and was reserved for nobility and depictions of Virgin Mary. Lapis lazuli makes a great collectible stone, decorative centerpiece for your living room, bathroom accents or even as a simple paper weight. The mystique of the stone always draws attention and adds intrigue to any room.

Dimension:

  • Height : 3 inches
  • Width : 3 inches
  • Thickness : 1inches
  • Item # : RPS061
  • weight : 0.81 LB ( 368 grams) approx
 
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