In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Her palette grew more complex and sophisticated - replete with lavenders, juicy oranges, translucent celadons, glowing viridians, wine reds and a range of blues from deep ultramarine to pale sky.
- After a short swim out, the water changes to a deep ultramarine.
- Turning away from sheer, rocky walls, the deep ultramarine seems to envelop you and pin you back against the rock face.
- That color ranges from deep shades of brown, purple, ultramarine and emerald, up through hot pink, fire-engine red, fluorescent chartreuse and grating lavender.
- An elegant Siddha on a cave ceiling is done in sombre shades of blue, ranging from off-white to ultramarine, an unusual colour scheme.
- ‘In them, Ken has fused the rich colours of sky, sea and earth - ultramarine, cyan, terracotta - with neutrals to create works which are serene and yet striking,’ says David.
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