3.15 inches (8.00 cm) in diameter
Maybe one of the most identifiable materials, Lapis from Afghanistan is a semi-precious stone known for its amazing blue color. This sphere has been hewn from a much larger rough example. Now it appears as almost a planetary orb with swirling lines of white-grey Calcite and specks of shimmering Pyrite. Hands down this is the work of both Mother Nature and a brilliant lapidarist.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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