Beautiful dark blue lapis beads that have been hand cut and carved. Its name stems from the Latin word "lapis" meaning stone and from the Arabic word "azula" meaning blue. This treasured blue stone can be found throughout many ancient civilizations. Most of the Lapis Lazuli is mined from mountains in northern Afghanistan. The beads are round in shape and highly carved with Asian symbols. High quality and unique older stones with great polish. Each bead is drilled down the center with a 1.5mm hole, and each is unique and will vary slightly. Will make lovely focal beads.
- Circa 1990
- Price is for 1 bead
- Size: 16mm
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