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What's it made of?

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« on: November 18, 2021, 01:57:16 am »

Dear George,

Thanks for bringing up Sodalite. I always thought any blue mineral to be Lapis Lazuli until your mention.

This bottle looks to be duller than the standard Lapis. Well carved mask.

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