Natural Lapis Bead Necklace
A true show stopper! I'll be honest, this beauty came to me over a year ago. I was so in love with it that I had to enjoy it for myself before listing. I received compliments on it every single time I wore it. From the estate of a retired Archaeologist in New Mexico. He hand crafted this necklace for his wife out of natural medium to deep blue polished lapis lazuli stones. The stones vary in size and are rough shaped with flecks of gold that capture the sunlight so beautifully. Stacked on jeweler's string with sterling silver neck bars, endcaps and hook closure. The necklace is nice and tight with NO gapping. The neck bars have NO dents or cracks to silver. The hook enclosure in proper working order. Three amazing strands drape perfectly and would look stunning against a crisp white shirt or gold sweater. If you're looking to add that pop of color to your summer baby doll dress or little black romper, then you've found the one accessory you can't live without! New Lapis artisan pieces similar out of New Mexico would range around $895-$1200
* Solid Sterling Silver (stamped)
* Natural Lapis Lazuli stones
* Origin - New Mexico
* 122 grams
* c. 1990's
* This item does not include an appraisal. The estate resale value is based on current market value.
Natural Lapis, NOT synthetic that is found in most new retail costume jewelry
Among the many properties ascribed to lapis lazuli are the energy of deep calm and a strong connection to cosmic wisdom. A connection that helps one align with a universal quality of truth and integrity. A stone of protection that may be worn to guard against psychic attacks, Lapis Lazuli quickly releases stress, bringing deep peace. It brings harmony and deep inner self-knowledge. Lapis Lazuli also boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation.