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lapis lazuli

, lazuli
1. a brilliant blue variety of the mineral lazurite, used as a gemstone
2. the deep blue colour of lapis lazuli

lazuli

[′laz·ə·lē]
(petrology)
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Pocket watches, wristwatches with Tiger's eye and Lapis Lazuli dials, watches with precious stones, watches made specially for rulers in and around the Middle East, vintage print advertisements, eye pieces, tools for fixing watches, logbooks from 1940 to 1979 -- all these and more are on display.
Other notable artifacts displayed in this section, exclusively seen in the ROM's engagement, include two objects from the Royal Cemetery: the magnificent "Ram in the Thicket," a delicate figure comprised of silver, gold foil, lapis lazuli, and shell, and the massive "Great Lyre," featuring a gold-plated bull's head and inlays of precious materials.
A lady's evening watch by Baume & Mercier with a lapis lazuli dial in a border of diamonds realised PS2,100.
Some unusual decorative objects appear: a bowl of lapis lazuli, a series of magic wands ("Devotional figure of saint with staff and scroll, gold plinth, forged staff, gold plinth set with pink sapphires, mounted on pebble").
The uniqueness of his works he said was in the way the beauty of the natural pigments - Lapis Lazuli, Carrara marble, Malachite, Pompei Red, Chinese Vermillion, etc - are showcased, without gloss finish.
And round it all laps a sea the color of lapis lazuli.
Lapis lazuli from the kiln: glass and glassmaking in the Late Bronze Age (Studies in Archaeological Science 2).
Internationally acclaimed mezzo soprano Pamela Helen Stephen sings the role of Julius Caesar, making a welcome return to Opera North where she performed several roles early in her career, including Lazuli in L'toile (1994).
Although the strikingly blue lapis lazuli and silver they loved to use had to be imported from beyond the country's borders, many other materials for jewellery were found in or near Egypt.
Chilean wine--many guests come with the idea of getting to know Chilean wine and buying some--and, perhaps, lapis lazuli.
The huge deposits of a variety of mines, especially ruby and lapis lazuli, added to the importance of the mountainous province, the governor said.
The extensive use of highly valuable lapis lazuli color derived from semi-precious lazuli stone from Afghanistan was once more valuable than gold.