Lapis Lazuli Round 4mm


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  • Dark royal blue Afghan lapis round beads 4mm on 16-inch strands
  • The name comes from Arabic and Latin for “blue stone”
  • The finest royal blue Lapis comes from the West Hindu Kush mountains of Afghanistan. It's flecked with gold Pyrite that show it’s natural and not dyed.
  • Beloved in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, Greeks and Romans used it as a reward for bravery.
  • From the Middle Ages until 1828, Lapis was used as pigment to produce the rare and expensive “aquamarine” used in Renaissance paintings
  • It’s the birthstone for Virgo and December
  • Metaphysical: Lapis is known as the stone for spiritual seekers, and students.
  • Avoid abrasion, harsh chemicals and ultra-sonic or steam cleaning