Navajo handcrafted dangle earrings. Genuine inlayed Lapis stones set in solid sterling silver.Dangle post and backs are also in sterling silver. The earrings measure 1"1/4 in total length when worn. Perfectly sized to wear everyday. NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED DANGLE EARRINGS IN STERLING SILVER Lapis Lazuli – Mines in northeast Afghanistan continue to be a major source of lapis lazuli. It is a stone prized for its intense blue color. The name Lapis Lazuli comes from the Arabic word lazward, from which the word azure comes, which means blue. Ancient Romans used to call it "sapphires," which was subsequently applied to the blue variety of corundum we know today as sapphire.