Lapis Lazuli and Sterling Silver Ring, size 7.5. This stone has flecks of gold pyrite. I personally hand-cut the cabochon and then styled the silver to take advantage of the stone set on a striking double half-round band. This is a one-of-a-kind (ooak) art piece.
Location: Argentina, Chile, USA, former USSR
Commonly referred to as lapis, an opaque dark blue rock made up of several minerals. Lapis having a royal blue color with shimmering inclusions of pyrite and calcite is considered to be the best quality. Lapis has been regarded as the stone of friendship and truth.