Lapis Lazuli from Afghanistan, handcrafted into a cabochon. Stone cabochons are gemstones which have been shaped and polished as opposed to faceted. The resulting form is usually a convex (rounded) front with a flat reverse. Stone cabochons are utilized by jewelry artists and designers to create unique wearable art. This unique, natural Lapis Lazuli Cab will give your stone jewelry designs a unique, high-quality appearance making it a one-of-a-kind treasure!
The most important mineral component of Lapis Lazuli is lazurite (25% to 40%), a feldspathoid silicate mineral with the formula (Na,Ca)8(AlSiO4)6(S,SO4,Cl)1-2. Most lapis lazuli also contains calcite (white), sodalite (blue), and pyrite (metallic yellow). Some samples of lapis lazuli contain augite; diopside; enstatite; mica; hauynite; hornblende, nosean, and sulfur-rich löllingite geyerite.
Lapis Lazuli resonates with the vibration of truth and enlightenment. Powerful intense blue stones for opening the third eye and stimulating the pineal gland.
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