Stone dimensions : Height 5", Length 5", Width 2
This stone looks like the bulge of a golf club. It even has the proper curvature and incline. The face of the stone looks like the face of the club. The inclusions on this stone are very minimal. The stone has three layers. The middle layer is a very light marbling of calcite. THe stone is able to stand upright on its toe as if it ready to hit any goft ball next to it.
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 use 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.