“Lapis Lazuli” talk, 7.45pm Monday 1 October at East Croydon United Reformed Church

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A talk in which Chris Duffin will examine the geological occurrence of lapis lazuli, its mineralogy and importance as a popular but expensive and high status stone in Babylonian, Assyrian, Egyptian, Incan and Western European decorative art, including its utilization as the basis of the artists’ pigment ultramarine.

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