Monday, 27 August 2012

The History Of Lapis Lazuli Gemstones

The exact meaning of Lapis Lazuli comes from Lazur and interprets as ‘blue stone.’ It was a very costly gemstone of old Mesopotamia and Egypt, utilized as the ‘ruler’s stone’ and for culture purposes. 
Lapis Lazuli is an amazing blue gemstone and highly hunted after, hence it is not a scarce gemstone, and it can be costly. The perfect Lapis Lazuli arrived from Afghanistan however can also be available in European parts, the Chile and USA. Good quality Lapis is becoming difficult to get, as the most appropriate deposits of the gemstone have now been mined out.
Lapis is not a wholesome stone - the wholesome version is really Lazurite that is famous however very costly. These deep blue gemstones are difficult to get and much prevalently discovered in combination with rest of gemstones like calcite, pyrite and traces other minerals. This is all that makes Lapis Lazuli. Lapis Lazuli signifies spirituality and royalty, and it is highly regarded as an intuition and protection gemstone.

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