What is the color of lapis lazuli jewelry?

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Lapis lazuli comes from the Arab word for blue, and jewelry pieces made from this stone have been found in Egyptian and Sumerian digs. A bit of pyrite within the stones provide the glimmer. Cleopatra was said to have used powdered lapis lazuli for her bright blue eye shadow.

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