Lapis Lazuli Lapis lazuli has been used for more than 6,000 years for jewelry and ornamental objects. Its name is from "lapis", the Latin word for stone, and "azul", the Arabic word for blue.
Its unique deep (lazur) blue color has never lost its attraction. It places lapis lazuli next to its fabulous sky-blue cousin turquoise. An affordable stone for its carat weight, it is popular as a cabochon for rings and bracelets and an all-time classic stone with a silver setting.
Lapis lazuli is fairly soft, (5-6 on the Mohs scale) and sensitive to strong pressure, high temperatures and household chemicals.
For cultures around the world and through history, lapis lazuli has been a stone of truth and friendship. The blue stone is reputed to promote harmony in relationships.
Blue lapis lazuli gemstones are indeed one of the most classic blue gemstones frequently used in gemstone rings. Lapis also very-well suited for all other types of gemstone jewelry too, including gemstone earrings, pins and brooches, as well as in necklaces and fashionable gemstone pendants.
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