Our Lapis Lazuli Ellipse Statement Ring is a stunning design and is perfect for everyday wear or special occasions.
Such an intriguing stone, Lapis is often reminiscent of a starry night sky and the design of this ring is all about showing off this magical stone. A long, oval shaped Lapis Cabochon, that is scattered throughout with calcite and the characteristic twinkling flecks of Pyrite, has been set in a simple silver setting, making this contemporary ring an instant eye catcher.
Lapis Lazuli is the birthstone for September making this ring an ideal gift for September birthdays or for women with a love for the colour purple.
Perfect as gift for a loved one or a treat for yourself.
All Silver Scene jewellery comes lovingly packaged in a gift box.
This piece has been ethically designed and made by hand by Silver Scene Ltd in our workshops in Bali, Indonesia. It is an exclusive Silver Scene design made in very limited numbers.
Lapis Lazuli set in Sterling Silver, keep clean with an anti-tarnish cloth.
About the stones
Lapis Lazuli is the birthstone for September and the horoscope stone for Sagittarius.
Lapis is a composite stone made up of several minerals, such as Lazurite, sodalite, Calcite, Pyrite, and Hauyne. It is primarily mined in Afghanistan and has been for the last 6000 years. It can also be found in Siberia, Chile, the U.S, Pakistan and Canada.
Lapis was highly valued by the Egyptians. The golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamen was richly inlaid in Lapis. It was used extensively in scarabs and jewellery and also ground into powder for dyes, eye shadow and medicinal elixirs. In Ancient Persia it was the symbol for the starry night, in the Islamic Orient it was used as protection from the evil eye and in Roman times it was used as an ornamental stone. It was even a favourite of the painter, Michelangelo, who used it in his painting, ground into powder it produced an intense, but expensive, ultramarine colour.
Lapis is known as the stone of truth and is thought to positively influence friendships and honesty, to promote goodwill and to guard against oppression and evil. Lapis is believed to promote intellectual ability, creativity and help to enhance the memory. Furthermore, It carries positive energy and it helps to overcome trauma, depression and grief.
Sizes L, N, and S
At widest points 3.6 cm x 2.1 approx.
Band 0.4 cm approx.
Please be aware that as our stone jewellery is handmade and the stones are natural, dimensions and stone colours may vary slightly.