Lapis Lazuli Free Form Decor Piece
Lapis is a mixture of at least three minerals: lazurite, calcite & pyrite. Ground Lapis was the secret of the blue in ultramarine, the pigment which painters used to paint the sea and the sky until the nineteenth century. It was also ground up along with Malachite and used as eye makeup in Ancient Egypt. It was said to impart ancient knowledge, and the wisdom to use it and to enhance one's awareness, insight and intellect.
These smooth, highly polished semi-precious stones are formed into a sculptural shape to allow the beauty of the stone to be revealed. Approximately 3.5" tall.