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    Lapis Lazuli 14mm Coin Beads

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    Lapis Lazuli Gemstone Coin 14mm Beads - Dyed - 38cm /15" Strand.

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    Regular Price: $19.95

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    Lapis Lazuli Gemstone Coin 14mm Beads - Dyed - 38cm /15" Strand.

    This is natural Gemstone Lapis Lazuli that has been dyed to enhance the blue colour. Lapis Lazuli is a rock type containing primarily Lazurite, Calcite and Pyrite. Lapis is Latin for “stone”, Lazuli is derived from the Persian word “lazhuward” and latin word “lazulum” meaning blue or heaven.

    Mentioned in 2650 BC in the Sumerian epic of Gilgamesh and the Biblican book of Exodus. Ancient Egyptians used it extensively in religious ceremonies and Lapis items were found in the tomb of Tutankhamen.

    Lapis is said to enhance one’s awareness, insight and intellect. Brings peace and self acceptance.

    Additional Information

    Stone Type Natural
    Common gemstone enhancement and likelihood Dyed (Usually)
    Origin Afghanistan, Chile and Russia.
    Shape Coin
    Size 14mm
    Hole Size Approximate (mm) 1.0
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 5 - 6
    Bead Care - Avoid the following... Acids, Heat, Ultrasonic Cleaners