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Blue Lapis Double Terminated 1-2″ Crystal Point

• Lapis is a relatively rare semi-precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense blue color • Lapis lazuli was being mined in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan as early as the 3rd millennium BC, and there are sources that are found as far east as in the region around Lake Baikal in Siberia • Double terminated crystal points make good pendants for wire wrap necklaces and also make good pocket crystals for meditation • You will receive one [...]

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real polished blue lapis lazuli free-form eggs

Real Polished Blue Lapis Lazuli Eggs 1.5-3″

Real Polished Blue Lapis Lazuli Eggs These real polished blue lapis lazuli eggs are a fantastic quality. Lapis is a relatively rare semi-precious stone, prized since antiquity for its intense blue color. Lapis Lazuli mining took place in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan as early as the 3rd millennium BC. There are also sources as far as Siberia that show Lapis Lazuli excavation. At the end of the Middle Ages, many began exporting lapis lazuli to Europe. By grinding it into a powder, lapis [...]

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Lapis Lazuli Mineral Specimen 1-2"

Lapis Lazuli Mineral Specimen 1-2″

Lapis is a relatively rare semi-precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense blue color. Lapis lazuli was being mined in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan as early as the 3rd millennium BC, and there are sources that are found as far east as in the region around Lake Baikal in Siberia. Trade in the stone is ancient enough for lapis jewelry to have been found at Predynastic Egyptian and ancient Sumerian sites, and as lapis beads [...]

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