Badakhshan Earrings - Vintage Chinese carved LAPIS LAZULI,Silver

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Vintage Chinese AAA grade Lapis Lazuli hand carved beads,Vintage grey swarovski crystal beads, oxidized handmade silver

Truly gem quality AAA grade lapis that we personally selected in Hong Kong during the early 1980's . Each bead is approximately 13mm in diameter ( there are 25mm to the inch ) and have two eternity symbols meticulously carved in high relief. Beads of this quality have always been scarce and are near to impossible to find these days - especially with this level of workmanship! Each bead weighs approximately 13 carats ( lapis of this grade is always sold by the carat )

I've chosen to frame the very special beads with vintage charcoal grey swarovski crystal beads to add a bit of sparkle and compliment the silver tones of the findings.

These earrings are approximately 3/4 " long and have been finished on handmade oxidized sterling silver ear wires and head pins.
They will arrive in a little box all ready for gift giving.
***Shipping includes insurance within the US ***
Approximate Price/Value: $68