A marriage of Lapis Lazuli and Ghana trade beds. In deep blue hues and sunny yellow clay beads. Bringing forth an adornment fit for a Queen.
Lapis was a favorite stone to the Egyptians, used for creating ornaments such as scarabs and jewellery. It is said that Lapis-carved scarabs were buried with important Egyptians for protection, and Cleopatra even used powdered Lapis as a cosmetic
Besides ornamentation, Lapis was used to create one of the most sought after dyes of the time, a powdered pigment called ultramarine. Many famous artists of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, such as Michelangelo and Titian, used powdered lapis in their masterpieces