The teardrop-shaped stone from Lapis lazuli looks like a drop that contains the universe. Along with turquoise and carnelian, it was the sacred stone of Tibetans and ancient Egyptians. The ancient Egyptians made amulets and scarabs out of it. Lapis Lazuli in powder is used to obtain azure blue, which was used to paint temples and tombs, as well as for make-up. Tut Ankh Amun mask is made of lapis lazuli and gold.