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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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When Yeats began to conceive and create the poem "Lapis Lazuli" after he received a Chien Lung lapis lazuli carving on July 4, 1935, as a seventieth birthday present from Henry Talbot de Vere Clifton to whom the poem is dedicated, he had known about China for more than half a century.
The particles, it turned out, were of ultramarine pigment, the finest and most expensive of blue colourings, made of lapis lazuli stone from Afghanistan.
The experts also discussed possible mechanisms for implementing the provisions of the Agreement on the Lapis Lazuli Route concerning customs issues, tax legislation of the participating countries and touched on the issues of taking possible measures to fulfill the obligations arising from this Agreement.
A clever retelling, this novel incorporates all of the familiar elements, including a singing cricket named Maestro, the fairy (Princess Lazuli), the whale, and the growing nose, in this case a built-in failsafe meant to signify when an automa has disobeyed an order.
Materials that are common to both Maces include amethyst, black quartz, citrine, garnet, granite, lapis lazuli, silver, soapstone, quartz and white marble.
The masterclass will be hosted by Dominic Robertson, Owner and Director of Lazuli Solutions, and will be taking place on the 9th December 2015 in London, UK.
Pickaxed and ground up stones called lapis lazuli."
"Page of Pentacles: forest green sheets / royal purpose nightshirt / lapis lazuli towel / all whirling together / in the dryer / I dance to the rich / colors of the world.
A lapis lazuli orb decorated with the cross of Edward the Confessor, the English king who was made a saint.
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 and much more are on show.
The Pope presented a lapis lazuli orb to the royal couple, decorated with a silver cross of Edward the Confessor, the 11th Century English King who was made a saint, as a gift for eight-month-old Prince George with the inscription on the base "Pope Francis, to His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge".