Queen of the Nile Necklace - Museum Shop Collection
From the Latin lapis , meaning a stone, and azul meaning blue
Lapis lazuli, the sapphire of the ancients, was favored for its deep, blue color often flecked with gold (iron pyrite). The Egyptians regarded lapis as a sacred stone of celestial origin and a symbol for truth. Regalia made of gold and lapis was believed to place the wearer under the protection of the sun and heaven. Often worn as a protective talisman, lapis was also believed to have strong powers of attraction and the ability to help the wearer gain favors and realize hopes.
Materials: Lapis and pewter with gold finish, toggle and bar closure.
Gift Box included
Made in the U.S.A.