cobalt blue


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cobalt blue

[¦kō‚bȯlt ¦blü]
(chemistry)
A green-blue pigment formed of alumina and cobalt oxide. Also known as cobalt ultramarine; king's blue.
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During the second half of the thirteenth century the technique of lajvardinawas used in Persia, in which a few colours and angular shapes of gold leaf were applied against a cobalt blue or turquoise ground.
He has also spent roughly $30,000 (Dh110,000) for the two replicas - one is real-life rendering in full colour and the other, a more artistic representation in cobalt blue wearing golden shoes.
For the distance I apply, with a few light strokes of the 1 1/2 ins brush, a weak mix of cobalt blue and light red with a touch of alizarin crimson.
Cobalt Blue Wipes are Gamma Irradiated with Cobalt 60 and validated to SAL (Sterility Assurance Level) of 10-6 in accordance with the standards and recommended practices of the ANSI/ AAMI/ISO 11137:2006 guidelines.
"Cobalt blue is 'the' wardrobe staple colour for summer 2014, and you can make it work for your colouring and your style," says Fiona Wellins of Colour Me Beautiful.
SARAH (left) Cobalt blue printed top, [euro]175, Jennifer Rothwell, Arnotts.
The decorative element of the underglaze red paper-cut is two dragons vying for a flaming pearl up in the sky over the cliff in the sea: cobalt blue is used to draw the pupils of the dragon's eyes; both of the grandeur dragons are soaring up to the sky from the sea with a posture of trying to grasp the pearl; bowing their bodies, the dragons bear down their bellies (all of this makes the two dragons look vigorous and powerful).
Houston, TX, August 13, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Aspen Bay carries the popular Capri Blue Candle Collection which includes the best-selling cobalt blue 20 oz jar candles.
Most designs are available in sizes from extra-small to extra-large and come in colors such as ivory, gray, cobalt blue, and classic black.
This oval-shaped jar has two flat panel sides for easy labeling, and is available in both clear and cobalt blue. The major advantages of this package over glass include no breakage and lighter weight, while still keeping its major benefit of clarity.