She was lapidary more than painter or sculptor.
"Adventures in the Arts" by Marsden Hartley
I ought to have set it in silver, but was always afraid to trust it to a lapidary.
"Hortus Inclusus" by John Ruskin
What radiant glory the lapidary can see in the rough, unpolished gem!
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
The modern lapidary must have a perfect knowledge of optics and be a skilful stone-cutter.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
The lapidary was subtle; his work sustains closer analysis.
"The Flaw in the Sapphire" by Charles M. Snyder
A lapidary's skill and delight for working in small forms belongs to Gerrit Smith.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
Ask Domenico there if the lapidaries can always tell a gem by the sight alone.
"Romola" by George Eliot
The Roman lapidaries were not nice workmen, and their imitations are most palpable.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866" by Various
The Angel, taught the art of the lapidary to mankind, 30.
"Scarabs" by Isaac Myer
The experts were three of the most skilful lapidaries of Naples, where the art of engraving on stone had reached the greatest excellence.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
This lapidary does his work admirably, and his cement is practically invisible.
"Final Proof" by R. Ottolengui
The lapidaries therefore treat each stone confided to them with this object mainly in view.
"Stories about Famous Precious Stones" by Mrs Goddard Orpen
There are no lapidaries in Africa.
"Pink Gods and Blue Demons" by Cynthia Stockley
The degree of hardness of a precious stone is soon ascertained by the lapidary when cutting it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
This art was known to and practised by the ancient lapidaries, and it has been revived in recent times.
"Man and Nature" by George P. Marsh
The men of the country are very skilful lapidaries who know and cut them well.
"A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar" by Duarte Barbosa
Technically, short of anxious lapidary work, these verses are excellent.
"Early Days in North Queensland" by Edward Palmer
There is also a considerable number of lapidary inscriptions edited in vol.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
The lapidary's wheel is made of different kinds of metals.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
The London lapidaries believe it to be the finest and largest opal in the world.
"Alamo Ranch" by Sarah Warner Brooks