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LAPIS AND OPAL PENDANT
This is a pendant direct from our factory with natural Australian doublet and a natural lapis which was hand cut in Afghanistan.
Lenght of pendant 46 mm app
Total weigh 34.45 cts app
Amount of silver used 2.99 grams app
Size of lapis stone 19 x 15 cts app
mohs scale of lapis 4.5 TO 5
The workmanship and quality is excellent.
Our jewelery manafacturing is contracted out to one factory in asia where i supply both the silver and stones to be set.This gives me control of the quality of both the silver and stones.
Lapis lazuli has been mined in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan for 6,500 years.The finest color is intense blue, lightly dusted with small flecks of golden pyrite. There should be no white calcite veins and the pyrite inclusions should be small. Stones that contain much calcite at all or too much pyrite are not as valuable. Patches of pyrite are an important help in identifying the stone as genuine and do not detract from its value.
WHAT IS A DOUBLET ?
Doublets consist of two layers adhered together with glue:
the colors, the explosion, like looking at the universe. such wonder works, so closely aligned. will make wonderful expression of joy for the wearer.
Husband got points for this anniversary gift. love it. the lines, swirls, the dancing together as we have through the years. a wonderful work speaks to our hearts. many thanks.
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