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Turquoise

Turquoise has been a highly popular semi-precious gem to many societies from the Egyptians to the Aztecs since ancient times. Turquoise is a very porous material, so heat, light, oils, and chemicals can have a negative effect on the stones color and luster. Turquoise is most popular in southwestern fashions. Use turquoise beads with sterling silver beads and charms, and heishi shells.

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Lapis Lazuli Pebble Drop 8-16mm Enhanced
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1 ST $22.35 ($22.35 per ST)

2 ST $36.75 ($18.38 per ST)

3 ST $46.90 ($15.63 per ST)

4 ST $59.50 ($14.88 per ST)

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Shape: Lapis Lazuli
Size: Drops
Finish: 08-16mm
Material: Lapis Lazuli
Made in: India
Description: Lapis lazuli is a semiprecious rock that has been treasured for its intense blue color since antiquity. Lapis adornments have been found in Neolithic burials dating up to 9,000 years ago! This treasured stone can also be found in ancient Egyptian burials, such as King Tut's burial mask. Lapis was being imported into Europe beginning in the Middle Ages, and was often ground up and used as the blue pigment in ultramarine, the finest and most valuable paint available at the time. Due to its the high cost of the pigment, ultramarine paint was normally reserved for paintings of royalty and holy figures.
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