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    Lapis Lazuli Chip Beads

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    Lapis Lazuli Stone Chips 5x8mm - Dyed (~160pce Strand) - 91cm /36'" Strand.

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    Lapis Lazuli Stone Chips 5x8mm - Dyed (~160pce Strand) - 91cm /36'" 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.

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    Common gemstone enhancement and likelihood Dyed (Usually)
    Shape Chips
    Size 5x8
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 5 - 6