Lapis Lazuli necklace combined with brass Ethiopian cross. Ethiopian Christians have worn neck crosses for over 1,600 years as a symbol of their faith. The crosses are usually named from the region that they originate. The crosses feature various designs from the simplistic Greek or Latin crucifix to the more elaborate with flared arms, trefoils, decorative projections, complicated openwork designing, and patterns of interwoven lines symbolizing eternity.
- Gemstone color: Blue
- Stone: Lapis Lazuli
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