These pretty oval shaped natural dark royal blue with sparkly gold pyrite inclusions semiprecious gemstone Lapis Lazuli designer cabochons are a match pair for earrings and are 18 mm by 11 mm and 4.5 mm thick.
These cabochons weigh about 8 carats each.
This intense blue gemstone material usually referred to as just Lapis is found in Afghanistan.
The name is a compound of "lapis", the Latin word for stone, and the Arabian word "azul", meaning blue.
Metaphysical Properties of Lapis: It is believed Lapis Lazuli helps one move one's consciousness beyond the mundane and to identify habits, patterns and lessons one may have difficulty perceiving consciously.