Seller: nightingale_box (839) 97.4%, Location: Bangkok, default, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 273254663191 859 Material: Ancient Lapis Bead size : 8x20mmLength L 18" This wonderful example of a Bactrian lapis lazuli bead necklace capsule shaped . This fine colored lapis was considered one of the most precious gemstones in ancient cultures. These type of shaped pendants made of gold, faience, glass and stone, were popular pendant amulets in 7th -6th century B.C. in Greece and Phoenicia. . These lapis pendants from the far East probably date back to the 6th-5th century B.C.