Lapis semi-precious stones and Afghan handmade medallion.
This piece shows the mountain symbols or tumar of the Turkoman origins in the Altai Mountains of the Asian Steppes. Those are the pyramids formed by the granulation applied on the face. The ovoid shape denotes orientation or stability, as we moderns say groundedness. On each shoulder of the ovoid lapis gem in the center of the face is the dome symbol that symbolizes the earth on which the owner is to remain grounded in his ancestral traditions. The back piece is made of silver.
- Gemstone color: Blue
- Stone: Lapis Lazuli
- Spiritual Groundedness
- Length 16 in. with 2 in. extender
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 honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. Lapis Lazuli is said to help create and maintain a connection between the physical and celestial planes, creating a strong spiritual connection.
Communication, Connection, Wisdom, Truth