Lapis Lazuli dot
How gorgeous is this Lapis Lazuli dot? This is the last little piece of a small Lapis kohatu that was gift to us by another avid kohatu collector.
Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man’s history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honour, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth.
Lapis Lazuli was among the most highly prized tribute paid to Egypt, obtained from the oldest mines in the world, worked from around 4000 B.C. and still in use today.
Referenced in the Old Testament as sapphire (unknown in that part of the ancient world), Lapis Lazuli is most likely the fifth stone in the original breastplate of the High Priest.
In ancient Persia and pre-Columbian America, Lapis Lazuli was a symbol of the starry night, and a favorite stone of the Islamic Orient for protection from the evil eye.
Lapis was used in Greek and Roman times as an ornamental stone.
In medieval Europe, Lapis Lazuli, resembling the blue of the heavens, was believed to counteract the wiles of the spirits of darkness and procure the aid and favor of the spirits of light and wisdom.
Ground and processed into powder, it produced the intense, ultramarine color favored by the painter, Michelangelo.
Buddhists recommended Lapis as a stone to bring inner peace and freedom from negative thought.
Every single dot is unique. Gift one on its own or get yourself a pair so you can be connected by your dots.
And the dot pendants are perfect for everyone. Small enough for kids and even babies to wear comfortably.
Pull up the adjustable cord and you can keep them on during yoga class or at the gym as they don’t flap around or hit you in the teeth!
Elegant enough to wear on a night out and men look great in them too.
We’d love to see everyone wearing one and then we can all come together and CONNECT THE DOTS.
We just love the universal significance of dots so much that we wrote a blog about them. Pop on over here and read all about where the dots come from and why we think they are so important for the world to enjoy. Let’s all connect the dots and make one big beautiful picture together.
- One of a kind taonga by Timoti
- Lapis lazuli from Madagasscar
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