Lapis- It is a semi precious stone known for its intense blue colour. There are not many other blue stones that can rival the intensity of good can be found in several countries including Burma, India, Angola, Siberia, USA and Pakistan.

Its unique deep (lazur) blue colour has never lost its attraction. It places lapis lazuli next to its fabulous sky-blue cousin turquoise. An affordable stone for its carat weight, it is popular as a cabochon for rings and bracelets and an all-time classic stone with a silver setting.

Lapis lazuli is fairly soft, (5-6 on the Moh’s scale) and sensitive to strong pressure, high temperatures and household chemicals.

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