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y<3 Lapis Lazuli Beads

About Lapis Lazuli - Lapis Lazuli Beads - Lapis Lazuli Jewelry

y<3 Lapis Lazuli Beads

About Lapis Lazuli - Lapis Lazuli Beads - Lapis Lazuli Jewelry

Pigment Ultramarine Blue. It is obtained from the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli.

design-is-fine: Pigment Ultramarine Blue. It is obtained from the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli.

Lapis Lazuli a incredible blue stone  used for making paint pigments for centuries. Hard to get and expensive because it comes from the middle east; its blue was known as sacre bleu, sacred blue because it was the color used for the Vigin Mary, mother of Jesus. Stained glass and artwork needed the blue.

The above stone is an example of why Afghan lapis lazuli is in a league all its own. Jewelry: The Collector;

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