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Lapis Round and Flat Shaped Beads Necklace

SKU
404004768292
$150.00
$135.00 Member Price

Gorgeous genuine Lapis beads and flat-shaped stones are accented by gold-plated beads, findings, lobster clasp, and chain. The necklace can be extended to 20" in length.

Lapis Lazuli has been used to create jewelry since ancient times. In fact lapis beads have been found in Egypt dating to 3000 B.C.E. The Egyptians used lapis for adornment, medicinal, and cosmetic purposes. Powdered lapis was the first eyeshadow! Lapis is also very precious to Buddhists. Is is said to bring the wearer peace of mind and to dispel evil thoughts.