Ultramarine sentence example
Now, however, the mottled soaps, blue and grey, are produced by working colouring matter, ultramarine for blue, and manganese dioxide for grey, into the soap in the frame, and mottling is very far from being a certificate of excellence of quality.
It has been suggested that ultramarine is a compound of a sodium aluminium silicate and sodium sulphide.
The design of the former is a trellis crossing the ceiling diagonally; in each of the lacunae is carved a cherubim with eight wings; the figures and the trellis are gilded; the ground is a rich ultramarine.
Mixed with Ultramarine gives a range of soft mauves.
The new coloring used a rich ultramarine blue, rich yellow and a subtle green after the style of traditional Dutch tin-glazed ware.Advertisement
The sky was painted upside down, painting the Raw Sienna at the base the introducing Alizarin Crimson then French ultramarine at the top.
Best of all are the glazed tiles in peacock blues, turquoise and deepest ultramarine.
The sky was painted upside down, painting the Raw Sienna at the base the introducing Alizarin Crimson then French Ultramarine at the top.
For instance, a magenta red mixed with an ultramarine blue will produce a range of bright violets.
Certainly both the artist 's crystalline, glacial brushwork and intense ultramarine skies recall the visionary realism of early Flemish painting.Advertisement
Minerals such as zinc, iron oxides, ultramarine, titanium oxide, bismuth oxychloride and mica are all finely ground into a powder that is gently dusted onto the face with a makeup brush.
The ride stands tall above many other Sea World attractions with its dark purple, ultramarine blue and cobalt hues.
In 1814 Tassaert observed the spontaneous formation of a blue compound, very similar to ultramarine, if not identical with it, in a soda-furnace at St Gobain, which caused the Societe pour l'Encouragement d'Industrie to offer, in 1824, a prize for the artificial production of the precious colour.
Processes were devised by Guimet (1826) and by Christian Gmelin (1828), then professor of chemistry in Tubingen; but while Guimet kept his process a secret Gmelin published his, and thus became the originator of the "artificial ultramarine" industry.
The product is at first white, but soon turns green ("green ultramarine") when it is mixed with sulphur and heated.Advertisement
Artificial, like natural, ultramarine has a magnificent blue colour, which is not affected by light nor by contact with oil or lime as used in painting.
By treating blue ultramarine with silver nitrate solution, "silverultramarine" is obtained as a yellow powder.
This species from the high north of Europe and Asia carries green eggs, and above them a bright pattern in ultramarine (Sars, 1896, 1897).
In 1828 he was awarded the prize offered by the Societe d'Encouragement pour l'Industrie Nationale for a process of making artificial ultramarine with all the properties of the substance prepared from lapis lazuli; and six years later he resigned his official position in order to devote himself to the commercial production of that material, a factory for which he established at Fleurieux sur Saone.
In a deep-coloured stone the colour may be resolved, by the dichroscope, into an ultramarine 1 Indirectly from Gr.Advertisement
Aluminium silicates are widely diffused in the mineral kingdom, being present in the commonest rock-forming minerals (felspars, &c.), and in the gem-stones, topaz, beryl, garnet, &c. It also constitutes with sodium silicate the mineral lapis-lazuli and the pigment ultramarine.
The huge speckled ultramarine aardvark happily gorged itself on the rotting mango.
The tiny speckled ultramarine badger quickly devoured the moldy old spam fritter.