Malachite & Lapis Lazuli

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I'm enchanted by those works of art ! From Saint Petersburg - Russia.

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  • Sweet Adriana so you are a jewel with your green eyes ! Cariño querida Frida ! Hugs for dear friends Georg and Sardanas from Brazil and Helga. Miss so much our sharing group !
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  • Beautiful show Helga, thanks so much. Best regards
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  • Preciosa piedra lápiz lázuli, mis colores favoritos en este arte impresionante que nos compartes.
    Gracias querida Helga, saludos desde Lima-Perú
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  • Dear Helga, superb pps to me in like lapis stone,
    green is the color of my eyes.
    I liked the music,
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Malachite & Lapis Lazuli

  1. 1. St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  2. 2. Malachite has been a mainstay in décor and decoration since the 17th century when artists melted down the mineral and used it for pigment in green paints. Heavily ornate and usually popular paired with gilded regency looks of the French renaissance. Arguably the finest green mineral on the earth, malachite's rich, vivid, vibrant green color makes it unique in the mineral kingdom
  3. 3. Malachite Room The finest and largest pieces in Malachite and Lapis Lazuli are in the Hermitage Palace and Cathedral of St. Isaac
  4. 4. St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  5. 5. Music : Radentzky March Strauss
  6. 6. Lapis lazuli (sometimes abbreviated to lapis) is a deep blue semi- precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense color. Lapis lazuli was being mined in the northeast Afghanistan as early as the 7th millennium BC It was used for the eyebrows on the funeral mask of King Tutankhamun (1341–1323 BC) The finest and largest pieces in Malachite and Lapis Lazuli are in the Hermitage Palace and Cathedral of St.Isaac
  7. 7. Snuffbox with double lid. Lapis lazuli, gold
  8. 8. At the front of the iconostasis are 6 malachite columns (green), and 2 lapis lazuli/lazurite columns (blue).
  9. 9. Spanish Room of the Imperial Hermitage

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