Lapis Beads

This vibrant mineral was used as a gemstone for thousands by the Egyptians: the mask of Tutankhamen, for example, is covered with lapis lazuli inlays. The Egyptians also used powdered lapis as a cosmetic (Cleopatra’s eyeshadow!), as a pigment for painting, and as a medicine.

Our stunning lapis beads are a brilliant royal blue and are dotted with flecks of golden pyrite. Many of these lapis beads are also marbled with veins of gray-white calcite. Cleopatra, eat your heart out!

16" strand $13.90
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Measurements: 1.5mm hole, 6.3mm thick

16" strand $7.90 OUT OF STOCK
½ strand (loose) $4.45 OUT OF STOCK

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Measurements: 1.5mm hole, 3.8mm hole

16" strand $13.90
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Measurements: 1.5mm hole, 6.5mm thick

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Measurements: 1.5mm hole, 4.8mm thick

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Measurements: 2mm holes, 6-7mm thick

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Measurements: 1.5mm hole, 6.5mm thick

16" strand $39.90
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More About Lapis

The mineral lazurite is the main component of lapis (also known as lapis lazuli) and accounts for the stone’s intense blue color, although lapis also contains pyrite and calcite, and usually some sodalite and hauyne as well.