Inanna's Necklace with Lapis Lazuli
Inanna is the Sumerian Goddess of Love, Fertility and War. This pen and ink drawing of Inanna in a blue wash is the bead embroidered focal pendant of this magical piece.
The pendent measures 2 inches wide by 2 inches long with an extra inch and a half of beaded fringe
The necklace is roughly 19 1/2 inches long, bead woven with gold rounds, blue seed beads and lapis lazuli beads. It also sports decorative antique gold beads and an antique gold toggle clasp.
Lapis Lazuli has been worn by royalty for centuries and was specifically mentioned in the stories of Inanna, most notable was that she wore a necklace of lapis lazuli beads.
Metaphysically, Lapis Lazuli is the universal symbol of wisdom and truth