lazuli lazuli  /lə ˈzu li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an azure blue semiprecious stone

Usage(s):

  1. The background music is low funk, and A-Mei hums her way up the spectrum, eyes closed, past turquoise, sapphire and lapis lazuli.
  2. The eyes are of shell and lapis lazuli and the eyebrows are inlaid with bituminous paste.
  3. Nguyen Thanh Chau liked to capture the beauty of pink lotuses, malachite melaleuca trees and turquoise marshes under a lapis lazuli sky.

News

  • Ancient Jewels From Meteors

    Meteoric iron beads (center) are pictured between ancient Egyptian necklaces that are strung with tube-shaped lapis lazuli (blue), carnelian (brownish/red), agate, and gold beads.
    on August 20, 2013     Source: Fox News

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Quotes

  • Collins writes, "A stalled negotiation might have elicited from her jewelry box a tortoise in lapis lazuli; a friendly summit, the dandelion with a moonstone for its puff; a contentious encounter, a turquoise wasp or a copper-pincered crab."
    on Sep 27, 2009 By: Lauren Collins Source: New Yorker

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