Vintage sterling Lapis lazuli Byzantine bracelet rope cuff jeweled hallmarked mexico
This hallmarked bracelet has two lapis ends with ornate sterling ends that hold them. On each end are inset circles of lapis as well.
Lapis lazuli is the birthstone of december and is said to strengthen total awareness, creativity, ESP, skeleton, thyroid, helps to expand viewpoint. It is believed to improve sleep and cure insomnia.
The Romans used lapis as an aphrodisiac.
During ancient times lapis was ground up and used for medicinal purposes as well as a cosmetic. The ground powder was mixed with milk and used as a compress to relieve ulcers and boils and, during the Middle Ages, lapis lazuli was believed to maintain the skeleton in healthy condition while keeping the spirit free from the negative emotions of fear and jealousy.
Lapis is used to energize the throat chakra and when placed over the brow chakra it induces a heightened state of awareness.
The twisted sterling band measures 6 1/4" from end to end with an additional 1 " gap. It has a little give so you can get your wrist into it better. It is a heavy well made bracelet. This is hallmarked 925 and had three other hallmarks I can't make out. This is well made and in great condition.
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