Lapis Lazuli Round 6mm


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  • Medium blue Lapis Lazuli round beads 6mm on 16-inch strands
  • Afghan Lapis with calcite and some pyrite speckles creating an overall dark denim effect - not to be confused, however, with "denim lapis", which is a much lower grade stone.
  • Lapis lazuli has been prized as gem for more than 9000 years in India and Afghanistan. By the Middle Ages it reached Europe and made into the famous ultramarine pigment favored by painters of the Renaissance and Baroque.
  • Looks great with pearls, turquoise, blue lace agate, azurite or malachite