Blue Lapis Lazuli Gems
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. Lapis lazuli
is an affordable stone for its carat weight, it is popular as a cabochon for rings and bracelets and an all-time classic stone with gold or silver settings. Lapis lazuli cabochons are ideal for rings, necklace pendants, bracelets and earrings. 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. Our wide range of lapis lazuli gems include large lapis lazuli spheres and small parcels of lapis cabochons and beads. From this page, you can filter the results further by using the left-hand menu. For instance, you can shop by shape or cutting style. Using the check boxes at the top, results can be narrowed even further by lots or single gems. By using the top menu, you can search by origin, carat weight, size, price and other factors, to enable you to find the exact gemstone that you are looking for. All items are in stock and ready to ship.