Powdered lapis was also the source for the blue pigment known as ultramarine, used by painters from the Medieval period through the Renaissance. The synthetic version of ultramarine was discovered early in the 19th century and the use of expensive lapis for pigments quickly declined.
Lapiz Lazuli Sterling Silver Ring
- Ring Size: 5
This stunning handmade sterling silver and 18k gold ring with lapis lazulli will shine brightly from any corner. It was inspired by streaks of lapis lazuli and graphite standing out from the rocky walls of rugged mountains slopes.
The most famous artists during the Renaissance and Baroque periods used crushed lapis in their paintings, reserving it for the most important figure in the piece, usually the Virgin Mary.
This piece provides an enchanting addition to every outfit!