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Help me identity this blue stone.

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This beautiful Victorian age necklace belonged to my Great Grandmother. I need help to identity this stone. It has an inner dimension of swirls that moves with motion. It does not have any pyrite flakes so I am confident it is not Lapis Lazuli. I do not know how to post photos without a link so I added a video link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrXoQUeKkfE

Thank you for any suggestions.

Clay Crane

asked Jul 14 by Claydough61 (120 points)

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I looked and could find no clear answer for you. It is closest to lapis lazuli. It could just be polished ceramic. I would suggest having it appraised. Jewelers could tell you at least how hard it is. That might help to identify it. Also, try a vintage jewelry expert. If it is vintage, they may have a better idea what materials were being used.
answered Jul 17 by Weasel (57,990 points)
I have considered it being man made since the Victorians liked making new things out of the modern technology of the times. Though it seems to heavy to be ceramic I will find the time to get it appraised. Thank you for your suggestion.
Clay

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