will forever be obsessed with lapis lazuli. No matter what gemstones I
come across I am always drawn the most to anything blue. A while back I
posted interesting facts about gemstones
including that lapis lazuli was ground into powder to create
ultramarine blue paint pigment… the colour was so beautiful and
coveted that lapis lazuli was worth it’s weight in gold.
YOU HAVE TO CHECK OUT THIS ARTICLE about a recent study analyzing the plaque on the teeth of remains found at a women’s monastery in Dalheim, Germany. Check out the article about the implications of this study and an exciting avenue for sociology and archealogy, what a ride!
|Tumbled lapis lazuli.|
|Ground lapis lazuli.|