Azurite "Blueberry" Geode Pendant

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Azurite "Blueberry" Geode Pendant

Mineral: Azurite

Origin: Russia

Color: Dark Blue

Treatment: None

Material: Sterling Silver (925)

Approximate Dimensions: 3.5cm x 2.5cm x 0.6cm

Weight: 12.7g

Note: Chain NOT Included

 

10% of this purchase will be donated to GreenPeace East Asia

 

Azurite was known in the pre-classical ancient world. It was used in ancient Egypt as a pigment, obtained from mines in Sinai. Ancient Mesopotamian writers report the use of a special mortar and pestle for grinding it. It does not appear to have been used in ancient Roman wall paintings but Roman writers certainly knew about its use as a pigment. The fusing of glass and azurite was developed in ancient Mesopotamia.

 

 Color may vary in images and videos due to different lightings and angles.


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