Earrings, Denim Lapis Inlaid in Half Hoops on posts in Sterling
1 ½" Long
Inlaid by Master Lapidary Artist John Hull. John has been making jewelry for 40 years.
Many ancient cultures believed that Lapis Lazuli contained magical powers. In the Middle Ages, monks powdered the stone and kneaded it into dough with beeswax, resin and linseed oil, for use in illuminated manuscripts. Today, people around the world consider lapis lazuli to be a stone of awareness, able to impart knowledge and wisdom. It is reputed to bring about harmony in relationships and to cleanse the mind bringing about self-acceptance.
Denim Lapis has more Quartz inclusions, thus the lighter color, a blue jean Blue.
HandMade in Santa Fe, NM since 1987