Stones : 10 mm in diameter
Total length : 109 cm
Strung on a braid of blue and black filaments.
Lapis has, for millenia and because of its deep blue colour, been the symbol of royalty and wisdom.
As all stones of this colour,
it is said to ward off the "evil eye".
It is also said to be beneficial to the sick and foresaken : It attracts sympathy and revives courage and hope.
It soothes the spirit, helps inner and outer healing, and encourages sleep.
In Tibetan Buddhism, it is associated with The Medicine Buddha, Sangye Menla, and the interior ornaments of Guru Rinpoche are the colour of Lapis Lazuli.
It is one of the most sought after stones
and the most recommended for the practice of Mantras.
These stones are natural. They have been selected for their nice and deep blue color. Some of these perls have inclusions of pyrite (gold-coloured metal).