Azure stone


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Azure stone (Min) the lapis lazuli; also, the lazulite.
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In literature:

A band of azure stones encircled her head, and her fingers were covered with turquoise rings.
"The Christian A Story" by Hall Caine
The name of a precious stone, formerly used to express azure.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
Other mountains also in this province yield stones called lapis lazuli, whereof the best azure is made.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison

In poetry:

Through centuries together, in the carven stone they lie,
In the glow of golden weather, and endless azure sky.
Oh, that we, who have for pleasure so short and scant a stay,
Should waste our summer leisure; will you come to me to-day?
""In the Early, Pearly Morning":" by Laurence Hope