Lapis lazuli is a combination of two languages: lapis
is Latin for stone, and azul
is Arabic for blue. It also comes from the Persian word lazhward
meaning blue. Lapis lazuli has been used for adornment for as long as humans have been decorating their bodies. Together with artisans from around the world, we have put together a unique collection of Lapiz Lazuli Bracelets we hope you enjoy.
Lapis lazuli is wonderful to give as a handmade gift
, for some traditions consider it a gemstone of friendship and truth. Early Egyptians used lapis as a cosmetic; they also powdered the stone to use as paint. The unique blue hue of lapis continues to inspire many a hand-woven area rug
Set in pearl bracelets
, lapis lazuli casts a spell of marine beauty. We're certain you will be captivated by the original designs that artisans have contributed to the Novica Lapis Lazuli Bracelet collection.