MAHTÂB Necklace in Lapis Lazuli

MAHTÂB Necklace in Lapis Lazuli

248.00

Artisan Origins: Kabul, Afghanistan.

A beautiful slab of lapis lazuli is the focus of this piece. A natural gemstone found in the rich soils of Afghanistan for millennia, prized for its deep hues of blue.

Materials: 

  • Lapis lazuli centerpiece, brass enclosure with gold plating.

  • Lead and nickel free.

  • Gold plated.

Dimensions: 

  • The pendant measures 7cm x 4cm, with a necklace drop length of up to 38cm.

Care Instructions:

  • Please keep in a dry and cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.

  • To polish your artisan's craft, use a wedge of lemon, and polish along the surface with a small cotton towel.

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Your Artisan

The MAHTÂB Necklace in Lapis Lazuli is handcrafted by the artisan Massouda from the old city of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Massouda founded her own craftsmanship line titled 'Lajaward', the Persian name for lapis lazuli, after studying at the Turquoise Mountain Institute. Her contemporary creations are inspired by Afghanistan's ancient chain-makers and tribes.

Learn more about Afghanistan's craftsmanship here.