lapidarist


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

lapidarist

(ˈlæpɪdəˌrɪst)
n
1. (Jewellery) formal or archaic another word for lapidary
2. (Professions) formal or archaic another word for lapidary
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lapidarist - an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
DeFazio said she had a friend, Lowell Rose, 56, a silversmith and lapidarist, and he was just gone one day.
Photographer, Lapidarist and wild-life expert, he lived life to the full and will be greatly missed.
In a process she developed while a student, Scheidler melts glaze materials in moulds and then, like a lapidarist, cuts and polishes the fused result.
And so for example you may find the work of the lapidarist Matteo dal Nassaro, who originally worked for Francis I from 1515 to 1547 (in a studio near the Louvre on the right bank of the Seine, whose waters drove the wheels Matteo needed for cutting and polishing metals and precious stones) in the collections of a wealthy scrap dealer -and why not.
She is a lapidarist of words, reducing language to precise fractals.