We kindly ask for Your consent to place cookies on Your browser. Cookies help us make this website better and provide additional features and functionalities.

Cookies Policy
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
  1. Home
  2. DEPARTMENTS
  3. JEWELRY & ACCESSORIES
  4. Pendants & Necklaces

Лапис лазули и стомана

 Лапис лазули и стомана


Лапис лазули и стомана-love4844

Колие стомана 45 см

Лапис лазули 8 мм

Lapis lazuli is a sodium aluminium silicate with sulphur, chlorine hydroxyl, and variable inclusions of pyrite and white calcite.

The name means 'blue rock' and is always a brilliant blue with violet or greenish tints.

The rich blue colour is due to the laurel that is an essential component of this mineral. Small crystals of pyrite are always present in lapis lazuli and their brassy yellow colour is both attractive and diagnostic in distinguishing lapis lazuli from its blue cousin - sodalite, which lacks pyrite. The calcite produces white streaks in the lapis and too much calcite will lower the value of the stone.


Lapis lazuli has been mined for centuries from a locality still in use today in the Kokcha River Valley, Afghanistan. First mined 6000 years ago, the rock was transported to Egypt and present day Iraq and later to Europe where it was used in jewellery and for ornamental stone. Europeans even ground down the rock into an expansive powdered pigment for paintings called 'ultramarine'. Although no longer the only source of lapis, Afghanistan still produces the finest quality material. Other deposits of general lower quality are in Chile and Russia.

Your
opinion
matters
Do you like this product?
  • Sold by: Love&Life
  • Product Code: love4844
  • Availability: Only 1 item left
  • Delivery: This shop is currently delivering to United States from 7.15 $
  • Expect by: betwеen 29 Jun 2021 and 02 Jul 2021
  • Department: Pendants & Necklaces
  • 15.23 $

Shop Info

Love&Life

Visit the shop
Radoslava
Free shipping over 100 €

Shipping to Your Destination

If delivery to Your destination is not avalable, try contacting the seller. They might be able to adjust and ship Your goods!

 

Customs and Import Taxes

Buyers are advised to check applicable customs and import taxes prior to ordering. The Marketplace and Sellers are not responsible for delays due to customs.

Verified Suppliers

100% legal verification for all sellers!

Money Guarantee

100% refund if your order is not delivered!

Returns

Return any item within 14 days!

Security

We use the best security features avalable!