This is a spectacular piece that would look fabulous on anyone. Each piece I create is made from start to finish with a creative and artistic soul in mind. The ring is made with a Lapis Lazuli cabochon set in .925 Sterling silver with a unique cut band. The ring measures at a size 9 3/4. My jewelry is intended to make you stop, look twice and think?????
Please understand that handcrafted jewelry is just that, handcrafted. It is not perfect, slight variations are what gives handcrafted jewelry its unique character.
Lapis Lazuli Ring
Historians believe the link between humans and lapis lazuli stretches back more than 6,500 years. The gem was treasured by the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, Greece, and Rome. They valued it for its vivid, exquisite color, and prized it as much as they prized other blue gems like sapphire and turquoise.
Badakshan, a province in present-day Afghanistan, is a forbidding wasteland of mountains, bare of any vegetation. The sheer mountain faces rise as high as 17,000 feet, and are scored with treacherous ravines. Humans make their way there to seek one thing only: the azure treasure that is fine lapis lazuli.