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Lapis Dragon, Kreitter Lampwork Glass Cord Necklace

Approx 3" drop x 1 1/4" on an adjustable leather cord.


$220

SALE    $110

The dragon is the imperial emblem of the Emperors from the Han period. The dragon, a supernatural creature, is the symbol of power, strength, wisdom and goodness and represents the utmost in attainment: good luck and success in life. It is also believed to be the guardian of hidden treasures. It represents the spirit of growth and change. Flecked with the gold of pyrite or calcite white, lapis was a favorite for jewelry of the ancient Egyptians. Since ancient times it has been used to make the artists' pigment ultramarine blue by grinding the stone into a fine powder.