This beautiful Lapis Lazuli pendant on an 18-inch box chain will make a lovely gift for her. The elongated cabochon cut Lapis is set in a sterling silver bezel design. The length of the pendant is 2 inches. The style of this beautiful sterling silver pendant is sleek, modern and stunning. Blue is a favorite color for many, enjoy giving this pendant, a blue stone gift. The total drop length with chain is 24 inches. Because the chain is sterling silver, a jeweler can shorten the length.
Lapis is mined in Afghanistan. Note the pyrite veins scattered throughout the cabochon cut stone. The pyrite is an indication of genuine Lapis Lazuli. Lapis frequently contains varying amounts of white calcite matrix (the host rock that surrounds the gem) or veins or flecks of glinting yellow pyrite, or both.