These are A grade, nicely polished, lapis nugget beads. Following the natural contours of the stone, no two beads are exactly alike in size or shape. The average size of these Lapis nugget beads is 12mm, though some are as small as 8mm, while others as large as 16mm. The color is a rich blue with a small amount of pyrite and white marble matrix. A Lapis bead promotes success in love matters and encourages cheerfulness, and self-confidence. These stones also enhance psychic vision. They provide a sense of general well-being and bring illumination and creative expression.