Lapis Lazuli Jewellery
Lapis Lazuli is a beautiful deep blue mineral that is formed within the natural world. It has been valued around the globe for thousands of years for its intense colour, versatility and spiritual significance in many cultures.
It polishes up beautifully and throughout history is has been used in jewellery and bead making, decorative ornaments and carvings. During the Renaissance it was ground up to make blue pigments for oil paintings and was favoured by famous artists. It was considered a sacred colour and the pigment was more expensive than gold. The ancient Egyptians used it to decorate tombs and masks and even used it in make-up. This captivating gem has unsurprisingly stood the test of time and here at Aurora Jet it is very popular. We source Lapis in its raw form and hand carve and polish it before making the finished piece of jewellery.