Lapis Lazuli from the Coquimbo Region, Chile
Lapis lazuli has been mined from the Coquimbo Region of Chile since 1905.
Lapis-Lazuli from Sar-E-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
lapis-lazuli is an ornamental stone (figure 1) that has been found in the artefacts of some of the oldest known civilisations.
Lapis Lazuli History and Lore
Historians believe the link between humans and lapis lazuli stretches back more than 6,500 years.