Top 17 Symbols of Lapis Lazuli

Published: 28th August 2008
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Introducing lapis lazuli

The gemstone like lapis lazuli originates in diverse shades of blue along with a lot of features being spotted on white calcite and a number of with yellow. The gorgeous gemstone "Lapis-Lazuli" is surrounded by blue color along with tiny features.

1. Lapis lazuli and the lapis lazuli tiles are semi-precious gems worth for their deep blue colors.

2. The medium of the tinctured ultramarine, lapis lazuli is not a mineral but a rock tinctured by lazurite.

3. Besides, the sodality minerals in lapis lazuli and lapis lazuli tiles are small amounts of white calcite and of crystals designs.

4. The properties of lapis lazuli tiles are very much interchangeable.

5. The lapis along with deep azure blue color frequently marked with golden enclosures was kept by primeval Babylonian and Egyptian civilizations and sometimes worn by royal families.

6. Lapis lazuli was emphatically used by most of the Egyptians for various purposes like cosmetics, paintings, arts, crafts, worships, spiritual healings, etc.

7. According to Persian myth, "The heavens kept their blue colors towards a gigantic slab of lapis lazuli through which the earth rested upon.

8. Lapis lazuli and some olden lapis lazuli tiles were believed to be used as sacred gem buried with the dead to secure and help them in the life after death".

9. Lapis lazuli is one of the gem stones which is used in commesso also recognized as Florentine mosaic.

10. Commesso is a method of styling the pictures with slight cuts to design the pieces brightly tinctured, semi-precious gems, developed in Florence in the late 16th century.

11. The gems most universally used are granites, porphyries, petrified woods, and lapis lazuli and more particularly the lapis lazuli tiles.

12. The thin deep blue gem stone has a holistic background. It was among the first and foremost gem stones to be worn as jewelry and employed on.

13. In the mines of the ancient centers of culture nearby the Mediterranean, archaeologists have many times explored among the grave inspiring decorative chains and figures made of lapis lazuli apparent signs that the deep blue gem was by now famous thousands of years earlier among the citizens of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome.

14. It is said that the renowned city of Ur on the Euphrates pursued an emphatic interest on lapis lazuli and lapis lazuli tiles business as long ago as the fourth millennium B.C., the substance reaching towards the land of the two famous rivers from the renowned deposits in Afghanistan.

15. Some other cultures, lapis lazuli was considered as a holy gem, especially in the Middle East, it was considered to have magical powers.

16. Infinite signet-rings, scarabs and figures were created from the blue gem which Alexander the Great brought to Europe. Here, the color was meant to as "ultramarine", which means beyond the sea.

17. The most famous lapis lazuli tiles are blue tourmaline, cabochon emerald, peridot drop, Champagne topaz, blue green tourmaline, onyx mosaic tiles, lapis pendants, etc.

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