Lapis lazuli

Lapis lazuli
Color: Blue
Weight: 45.70 cts
Treatment: None
Origin: Afghanistan

Basic gemstone information:
Lapis lazuli is an opaque dark blue mineral with flecks of golden pyrite, giving the impression of stars in a blue sky. Its hardness is 5-5.5 on the Mohs scale.

The main deposits of Lapis Lazuli are located in Afghanistan and Tajikistan

It is interesting that two grandiose (five-meter) central columns of the iconostasis of St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg were made in 1854 from Badakhshan Lapis lazuli, bought by Catherine II.

Lapis lazuli has a beneficial effect on blood pressure. In addition, therapeutic exercises for the eyes with the use of Lapis Lazuli helps to restore vision. The stone also gets rid of insomnia.

The stone will be a good companion for those born under the signs of Pisces, Aries, Libra, Aquarius. It promotes the development of their new interests, strengthens true friendship, brings happiness in love.
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