Lapis Lazuli

  • €235.00
  • Origin: Afghanistan
  • Product Code: LPS-12
  • Mineral: Lapis Lazuli
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 101mm × 77mm × 53mm
  • Weight: 560g

Description

A truly unique specimen of Lapis Lazuli, a stone already recognized as precious by the ancient Egyptians.

It is a rock made by several minerals: in greater quantity Lazulite, then Calcite and finally Pirite wish with its typical golden color confers shine and brilliance to Lapis.
Since ancient times a stone much sought after as it was the source of blue coloring for all frescoes, with a cost comparable to gold, because the mai deposit were, and are still, found in Afghanistan.
A specimen in natural form but polished to enhance intense shade of colors: home design object not to be missed!

Tags: lapis lazuli, pyrite, blue, white, gold, afghanistan