Man's mind is like a diamond, and experience is the lapidary.
I ought to have set it in silver, but was always afraid to trust it to a lapidary.
The goldsmith and the lapidary would do well to seek in them models and instruction.
Topazes are not scarce enough to be much valued by the lapidary.
A lapidary is a cutter, polisher, or engraver of precious stones.
The same kind of thing may be said of lapidary art, and we will not dwell on it in detail.
Only what is necessary is inscribed here, in the lapidary style.
"I never overcharge, and I never depart from my figures," the lapidary answered.
He was a lapidary and had once served in the establishment of a great jeweller in Delhi.
But such work is rather that of the lapidary than of the cabinetmaker.