Vintage Artisan Natural Lapis & Gold Tone Bead Necklace
Beautiful and versatile! This vintage necklace was artisan crafted with lapis and gold tone beads. The closure is a gold tone grape leaf with a T-bar that has a little accent of a little bunch of grapes. In very good condition with NO cracks or breaks to beads or closure. The lapis beads are deep blue and lighten nicely in the sun. The gold tone beads have an Etruscan style design and are evenly spaced. The 32" inch length and beautiful grape leaf design allow for a very versatile look. This was donated by the artisan for an Shriner's Club fundraising even, and is now enjoying it's time looking for a new home! You can wear this necklace lone or double it up. A very nice gift for that lovely lady at a lovely price!
- Natural Lapis Lazuli Beads 8mm
- Gold Tone Beads 8mm
- Gold Tone Grape Leaf T-Bar closure
- 32" inches in length
- 112 grams
Natural Lapis, NOT synthetic that is found in most new retail costume jewelry pieces.
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. Encourages self-awareness, allows self-expression and reveals inner truth, providing qualities of honesty, compassion and morality to the personality. Stimulates objectivity, clarity and encourages creativity. Lapis Lazuli assists to confront and speak one’s truth and inspires confidence. It bonds relationships, aiding in expression of feelings and emotions.
Lapis Lazuli boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation. It alleviates insomnia and vertigo, and overcomes depression. Lapis Lazuli benefits the respiratory and nervous systems and the throat, vocal cords, and thyroid, cleanses organs, bone marrow and thymus.
In Ancient Egypt, it was used in cosmetics for thousands of years. It was even said that Michelangelo used lapis lazuli in powder form for blue pigments to color the frescoes in his Sistine Chapel.