English cufflinks, with an 18K gold plated oval mount. A Lapis Lazuli stone is contained in the frame. Lapis lazuli is deep blue in color, with calcite and pyrite inclusions. The pyrite inserts look like golden specks. Used since the Egyptian era for jewelry. The Lapis Lazuli, ground, was used in the Middle Ages to make blue backgrounds in the frescoes and was very expensive.
DIMENSIONS: 1.8 x 1.3 cm
Cufflinks with precious Lapis Lazuli, ovals
- Product Code: 90 251
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