AFGAN LAPIS LAZULI, STONE OF AZURE

AFGAN LAPIS LAZULI, STONE OF AZURE
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$44.20
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AFGAN LAPIS LAZULI, STONE OF AZURE
" STONE OF AZURE" Lapis lazuli, also known as just lapis, is a stone with one of the longest traditions of being considered a gem, with a history stretching back to 7000 BC in Mehrgarh of Indian subcontinent, situated in modern day Afghanistan, Pakistan. Deep blue in color and opaque, this gemstone was highly prized by the pharaohs of ancient Egypt, as can be seen by its prominent use in many of the treasures recovered from pharaonic tombs. It is still extremely popular today. Lapis is a rock and not a mineral because it is made up from various other minerals.

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