Abrus jewelry set with lapis lazuli made of 925 sterling silver.
Lapis lazuli or lapis lazuli received its name only in the XVIII century. Its roots are in the Arabic word azul, which translates as " sky " or " blue».
First of all in each country you can hear different names of the stone. So in France, lapis lazuli was called Pierre d'azur, and in Italy-Lapis Lazzuli, which is close to the modern version in English-lapis lazuli. In Persia, the stone was named " longward».
Today you can still hear other names of the mineral, for example, lapis lazuli or lapis lazuli.