Hand Cut Lapis Lazuli Gemstone Pendant set into Sterling Silver Pendant. Unique Handcrafted Art with Large Sized Teardrop Shaped Deep Blue Lapis Stone made by Hawk and Owl. Favorite of Cleopatra.
Gemstone: Lapis lazuli
Pendant height: 1 3/4 Inches; Pendant width: 1 Inches
The stone itself measures 1 1/4 inch by 7/8 inches wide.
The color is an amazing deep yet brilliant blue and shows a few particles of gold colored iron pyrite.
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Lapis Lazuli gemstones have been cherished and used in jewelry for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians as well as the Sumerians, Akkadians, Assyrians, and Babylonians all used lapis lazuli for adorment and sculpture. Cleopatra used powdered lapis lazuli as eye shadow and as well ground lapis lazuli has been used for both tempera and oil paint.