Lapis

Hardness 5.5 - 6.5
Metaphysical Known for clairvoyance, intuition, focus, inspiration and wisdom.

Made up of three minerals, lazurite calcite and pyrite.Ancient civilizations such as Egypt, Greece, Rome and China treasured this stone for jewelry and as a carving material.  

Afghanistan is known as a main source of Lapis and it can also bar found in Russia, Chile, Canada, Myanmar, California, and Colorado.

Painters in the Renaissance used lapis to make ultramarine blue.

Wash in warm soapy water.  Avoid   steamer and ultrasonic.

Lapis Jewelry