Lapis Lazuli Afghanistan A+ Grade Natural Stone One (1) 10mm Round Cabochon
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Lapis Lazuli Afghanistan A+ Grade Natural Stone One (1) 10mm Round Cabochon:
This listing is for one (1) 10mm round cabochon cut from genuine A+ grade natural LAPIS LAZULI, mined in Afghanistan.The stone is expensive, high grade natural Lapis Lazuli stone, not a cheap synthetic or reconstituted "stone", with beautiful color -a bright navy blue, with just a sprinkling of gold pyrite matrix and almost no visible white calcite. The color is not dyed but has been "enhanced" by a glossy oil based polish (industry standard for Chinese cut Lapis). These are very nicely cut and finished cabochons, with a medium dome; beautifully finished front and back with a glossy polish. Your offer for one item buys One lovely cabochon taken from the lot shown in the first two pictures; for a pair please purchase two items - if you purchase pairs your stones will be carefully matched.
If you like good quality natural stone cabochons and beads, please visit my little store! There's a good selection in stock, including a nice selection of genuine stone cabochons in many other sizes and shapes, see last eight pictures for a partial preview - all are offered at very reasonable "Buy it Now" prices - buy two or more items this week and consolidate your order on one invoice to save on shipping fees!*Please note: these are stone cabochons: they are cut with a round dome and a flat back, and are perfect for setting in your bezel setting, using in your seed bead weaving, etc; they are Not beads, they are Not drilled for stringing.These are cut from genuine natural Lapis Lazuli stone, mined in Afghanistan - not a cheap synthetic, not melted/reconstituted/mixed with plastic.
ps I was curious to see what this stone looked like, underneath that glossy polish, so I ran one through the tumbler - was happy with how it came out, please see last picture - these do appear to live up to their grade.
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