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Lapis Lazuli Meaning

By Neville Ryan EarthGallery.com Lapis is the Latin word for stone and Lazuli is the ancient Persian word for blue. Lapis has been mined in Afghanistan since 7000 B.C. Because of the cost and beauty it was only available to royalty and high priests.  It was used for the eyebrows on the funeral mask of […]