Geode & lapis lazuli earrings - joy
One of a kind earrings made from geode slices with an accent of faceted lapis lazuli and finished in white rhodium plated sterling. The image of these works of art conjure up sand and sea and the idea of being swept away to a mirage in the middle of a hot desert.
The use of Lapis Lazuli dates back more than 6,500 years, treasured by the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, Greece, and Rome, this gem was regarded as a stone fit for royalty.
In ancient Egypt the gem was associated with the heavens and the supernatural because of its resemblance to a starry night sky. In Ancient Rome, lapis lazuli was believed to be a powerful aphrodisiac, representing love, peace, and joy.