LAPIS AS BIRTH STONE

LAPIS AS A BIRTH STONE

A Magnificent BirthStone For Few Blessed People!

December is a special month, isn’t it? Well across the world December is hailed as a month of celebrations, holidays and merry making. People born in December are optimistic, intellectual, humorous, philosophical and not to forget lucky enough to have lapis lazuli as their birthstone.

Thinking what’s so special in having lapis as your birthstone?

Well, get ready to embark on a glorious journey as we take you through the magnificent history of the lapis stone, its powers that will make you feel so proud of being a December baby.

  • Getting Introduced with Lapis Lazuli

    GETTING INTRODUCED WITH LAPIS LAZULI

    Here’s what you should know about this exquisite stone.

    • It is one of the oldest gemstone that has been collected for over 6000 years

    • The name Lapis Lazuli literally translate into Blue Stone, which represents the magnificent color of the stone

    • It’s basically a rock and not a mineral

    • Lazurite – a blue mineral, is primarily responsible for the color of the stone

    • It’s a semi precious stone

    • It has been regarded highly in the ancient civilizations of Egyptians, Mayans, Mesopotamians, Romans, and Greeks etc.

  • Lapis Stone as Birthstone

    LAPIS STONE AS BIRTHDAY

    Over the course of thousands of years, Lapis has been regarded with holiness and heavenly powers. Ancient civilizations took it as their worship stone and believed in the good luck charm it brings. Even today, the stone is highly adored worldwide and some believers consider it as the chakra opener for “Third Eye”.

    Here’s the birthstone facts and relevant information for Lapis:

    • It is the birthstone for December

    • It is the alternative birthstone for September and January

    • It is the wedding anniversary stone for 7th and 9th anniversary

    • Zodiac sign for Lapis is Capricorn

Already feeling lucky to have lapis lazuli as your birthstone? Keep reading, there’s more information to leave you fascinated.

Colors of Lapis Lazuli

Lapis stone in its purest form comes in an astonishing shade of blue while the less purer variants can be found in other shades and hues of blue as well. The constituent minerals absorb wavelengths of light to become responsible for the color that you see. The striking blue color that you see is because of the presence of Azurite while the golden and white streaks are seen because of the presence of Pyrite and Calcite respectively.

Significance and Properties of Lapis Lazuli

Well, Lapis Lazuli probably has the richest history a gemstone could have. Since the advent of human history, the stone has been so sought after that it has retained its position of ‘high value’ over many civilizations. Egyptians used it t carve their Talismans’ Eye and Heart while the Christian believers history associate the stone with Virgin Mary. Greeks and Romans widely used this stone not only for ornamental purposes but also as a medication to cure several diseases include Epilepsy, skin ailment, Apoplexy, Spleen etc.

The Lapis jewelry has also held great significance over man’s history. Believed to induce positive auras of courage, integrity, wisdom, intellect and success, many civilizations have used the Lapis in many forms of jewelry over time.

What are you waiting for?

Even if you don’t believe in the symbolic significance of the Lapis stone, we’re sure you can’t resist the splendor and the grandeur the stone represents. So don’t miss out on the opportunity to get your hands on the some of the most exquisite Lapis products that we have to offer. We assure you that the stones we bring to you are 100% original and have been extracted right from the mines in Afghanistan with no alteration procedures performed whatsoever.

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Quality Guide
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Lapis Lazuli Composition and Quality Grade

Lapis Lazuli is a semi precious stone that is formed with combination of different minerals naturally in form of crystalline marble. Main components of Lapis Lazuli are


  • Royal blue Lapis sometimes with pyrite with no inclusions and no calcite

    Grade: AAA


  • Fine Quality Lapis Dark Blue color with pyrite and without calcite

    Grade: AA


  • Best Quality Lapis Dark Blue color with pyrite and some calcite

    Grade: A


  • Medium Quality Lapis Blue color with pyrite and some calcite outer and inner

    Grade: B


  • Low Quality Lapis Blue color with pyrite and a lot of calcite

    Grade: C

We sincerely hope that this guide is helpful and provides you with valuable information on the various quality grades Lapis Lazuli is being displayed on our store. All of the information that we’ve provided has been collected from various sources for your convenience. Feel free to find the best product for the best price. Happy Shopping, Good Luck..

Quality Guide
LOCO LAPIS LOGO

Lapis Lazuli Composition and Quality Grade

Lapis Lazuli is a semi precious stone that is formed with combination of different minerals naturally in form of crystalline marble. Main components of Lapis Lazuli are


  • Royal blue Lapis sometimes with pyrite with no inclusions and no calcite

    Grade: AAA


  • Fine Quality Lapis Dark Blue color with pyrite and without calcite

    Grade: AA


  • Best Quality Lapis Dark Blue color with pyrite and some calcite

    Grade: A


  • Medium Quality Lapis Blue color with pyrite and some calcite outer and inner

    Grade: B


  • Low Quality Lapis Blue color with pyrite and a lot of calcite

    Grade: C

We sincerely hope that this guide is helpful and provides you with valuable information on the various quality grades Lapis Lazuli is being displayed on our store. All of the information that we’ve provided has been collected from various sources for your convenience. Feel free to find the best product for the best price. Happy Shopping, Good Luck..