Tuesday, September 15
Do you know Lapis Lazuli?
Lapis Lazuli-A tongue twister-eh? At the first sight of this word, I thought is a Nepali language.
This dark blue semiprecious stone is high prized because of its rarity. I was surprised to read that the home for this beautiful stone is Afghanistan and its antiquity goes back to 6500 years!
Look at this trivia! It involves the legendary Cleopatra!
The blue pigment derived from Lapis Lazuli may have been used as eye shadow by Cleopatra.
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