What is the meaning of the lapis stone?

Answer Lapis lazuli's name comes from a combination of the Latin word "lapis," meaning stone, and an old Arabic word, "allazjwad," meaning heaven, sky or blue. Thus, a lapis is a "blue stone." It dates ba... Read More »

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What is a lapis lazuli?

Lapis lazuli is a deep blue gemstone, native to the Mediterrean region, North Africa and Afghanistan as well as several other areas. It was common in Egypt, Greece, Persia, and Rome in ancient time... Read More »

What color is lapis lazuli?

Lapis lazuli is a semi-precious stone known for its bright blue color. Flecks of pyrite (fool's gold) also exist along the edges. Pyrite gives off a bronze to yellowish color and aids jewelers in i... Read More »

What is the difference between stone veneer&manufactured stone?

A stone veneer is a thin layer of stone placed over another material to give the whole surface the look of being stone. Manufactured stone is a material made from concrete that imitates real stone.... Read More »

How to Evaluate Lapis Lazuli?

Lapis lazuli is a bright blue gemstone with golden inclusions. These inclusions are pyrite, and actually make the stone more valuable rather than less. Historically it has not only been worn as a v... Read More »