Which shows traces of elaborate ornamentation in azure and gilding.
Blue, hyacinthine, and dark azure or dark brown respectively.
In regard to colour and design the Taj ranks first in the world for purely decorative workmanship; while the perfect symmetry of its exterior once seen can never be forgotten, nor the aerial grace of its domes, rising like marble bubbles into the azure sky.
Virginica, to I z ft., azure blue, shows flowers in drooping panicles in May and June.
Beudant in 1824) also has reference to the azure-blue colour; the name chessylite, also in common use, is of later date (1852), and is from the locality, Chessy near Lyons, which has supplied the best crystallized specimens of the mineral.