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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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In both paintings, traces of lapis lazuli were found, proving that blue paint from the same era was used in both paintings.
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.
The Pope gave the Queen a sphere made of lapis lazuli, a deep blue semi-precious stone, topped with the silver cross of St Edward for her eight-month-old great-grandson, Prince George of Cambridge.
They have also added a second wonderful electric blue shade to their Goddess Eye Pencil range with the Lazuli Blue.
Featuring 370 carats of semi-precious Lapis Lazuli, each smooth, polished nugget of deep blue Lapis Lazuli is interspersed with a gold-plated bead.
The Egyptian clock, known as the "Temple Gate" clock, was designed by Cartier in 1927 and was inspired by the Karnak temple in Luxor, embellished with mother of pearl and lapis lazuli.
Species like the Black-backed Woodpecker, Mountain Bluebird, and Lazuli Bunting are some of the many species that benefit from wildfire.
The jewelry and other objects worn by the women--including elaborate headdresses, necklaces, and bracelets made of lapis lazuli, gold, and carnelian--are among the exhibition's highlights.
The iron was strung into a necklace together with other exotic minerals such as lapis lazuli, gold and carnelian.
The nine small beads come from two burial sites dated to around 3,200 BC, where they were found in necklaces along with exotic terrestrial minerals such as lapis lazuli, agate and gold.
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.