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Chinese Birthstone Lapis Lazuli - Year Of The Ox


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The Chinese birthstone lapis lazuli is associated with the year of the Ox. The word lapis means 'stone' and lazuli means 'sky'. It is sometimes referred to as the 'stone of Heaven' or the 'sky stone'.


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Lapis Lazuli Watch

You may be able to find ladies watches that have lapis lazuli faces. This would be an unusual gift and the person you are giving it to will never be late for your nights out together.

lapis lazuli bracelet

Lapis Lazuli Necklace or Bracelet

A gift of either a necklace or bracelet might make and interesting gift. You might consider giving both with a pair of earrings to match.

Lapis Lazuli Earrings

Purchase a pair of lapis lazuli earrings either on their own or with another piece of jewelry. Check that the earrings are suitable for the person before purchasing.

Chinese Birthstone Lapis Lazuli Pendant

Find a suitable pendant for the person, either with a gold or silver mount depending on the persons taste in jewelry.

Lapis Lazuli Ring

A ring with a lapis lazuli stone set in it might make a suitable gift, but you will need to find out the ring size first before purchasing the gift.

Lapis Lazuli Drilled Tumble Stones

Purchase some tumbled stones to create your very own unique jewelry. Always a create gift to give and when the person finds out that you have made it especially for them, it will mean a lot more.

Lapis Lazuli Tie Pin

Consider buying a tie pin and cuff link set, with a shirt and tie to go with it. Men are often in need of new shirts for work or special occasions.

Lapis Lazuli Globe

Globes of the world are made in various sizes that have the ocean made up of lapis lazuli stones. Other semi precious stones have been used to make up the various land masses. An ideal gift for the Chinese birthstone lapis lazuli.

Chinese Year Of The Ox

The Ox may also be know as the Bull or the Cow depending on which translation of the Chinese calender has been used. People born in the year of the Ox are born leaders. They may be demanding and at times show signs of being a chauvinist, but they are good with their hands and very methodical. Ox people have strong ties with their families and are also dutiful, reliable and strong. They will be obstinate, determined and defensive of any thing they have a belief in. The attributes of an Ox are that they are a leader, easy going, good with their hands, honest, loyal, placid, popular, quiet, reliable, self assured, sincere, stubborn, successful and unyielding. On the other hand they can be angered easily, conservative, impatient, misunderstood by their family, and have unemotional responses, stubborn and has a tendency to sulk.

Jobs that might appeal to an Ox are archaeologist, architect, army officer, banker, broker, carpenter, draftsman, engineer, horticulturist (farmer), interior designer, manager, mechanic, painter, quarry worker or a real estate agent.

Famous, influential and hard working people born in the Chinese year of the Ox are Adolf Hitler, Bill Cosby, Charlie Chaplin, George Clooney, Margaret Thatcher, Meg Ryan, Napoleon, Paul Newman, Princess Diana, Richard Nixon, Sigourney Weaver, Vincent Van Gogh and Walt Disney.

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