Posts Tagged ‘Lapis Lazuli’

Lapis lazuli: the colour of ultramarine.

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

My colleague Bill Griffith has again come up with another colour challenge: that of the ancient semi-precious stone Lapis Lazuli, mined in the mountains of Afghanistan for more than 6000 years and used by painters in some medieval paintings of the Virgin, the Wilton diptych etc.