Sterling silver sabertooth skull attached to a 35mm Lapis Lazuli teardrop cabochon, with flecks of pyrite running throughout, 55mm pendant.
Lapis Lazuli is an Arabic word for "blue heaven", Azurite accounts for this unparalleled color. Within the stone there are often inclusions of calcite and pyrite. For centuries Lapis was used in jewelry and as decorative objects by many cultures. For instance, it was often powdered and used as pigment in some of the worlds greatest art masterpieces. Egyptian royalty used it to enhance the eyes. Sources: Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, and Egypt. Healing: friendship, self-knowledge, honesty, serenity.