Lapis is a rock formed by multiple minerals, Lazurite, Sodalite, Calcite and Pyrite. The higher grades of lapis have a rich blue along with the gold flecks, which are pyrite. Lower-grade Lapis is a lighter blue with more white spots than gold, this is usually called denim lapis.
This ancient stone has a ton of history from being worn by pharoh's to making dyes. Lapis is a great stone to add to anyones collection or to add a touch of ancient royal flair to any of your designs.