Lapis Lazuli Bead Necklace with Crystal Cross Silver Plate 36-inch Length
36-inch necklace with silver plated wire, lapis coin beads, and a clear crystal cross. The lapis coin beads are approximately 12mm. The silver tone base metal cross is approximately 28mm x 35mm, and is covered with crystals. This necklace has an endless design, and can be worn with the cross off-center on the side of the necklace, or sideways at the bottom of the necklace. ABOUT LAPIS - Since the earliest of times, lapis lazuli has been associated with strength and courage and thought to be effective in warding off evil. The Sumerians believed that the spirit of their gods lived within the blue stone. In India, lapis lazuli and gold is worn by children for protection and good health. Stone of universal truth and friendship, it is a rich blue stone used since ancient times. It was ground up as a dye and used for Hebrew temple priest's robes.