Carrara marble


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Carrara marble

[kə′rä·rə ′mär·bəl]
(petrology)
All marble quarried near Carrara, Italy, having a prevailing white to bluish color, or white with blue veins.
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The experience has something for all tastes: ebony and ivory furniture, enormous fireplaces in white Carrara marble and black Promontorio marble, precious tapestries, paintings by masters including Rubens, Titian, Bronzino, Sebastiano del Piombo and others.
reconditioning the Carrara marble staircase, gold-leaf detailing and statue-studded faE*ade of the 102-year- old building, the most complicated part of the $100 million renovation was to preserve the acoustics, according to project manager Andres Schulman.
The alcohol is carefully distilled until it achieves a perfect taste the first distillation phase, a special copper pot still to complete the procedure and then filtering through flakes of Carrara marble to ensure that Roberto Cavalli Vodka achieves its absolute purity.
From the street-level entrance, diners enter a box of rough, recycled wood punctured by an extruded Carrara marble hostess desk.
The pulpit is new, made of Carrara marble accented by marble columns.
Among the 50 works showcased, will be Play it by Trust, a chess set made from white Italian Carrara marble.
Working with it like Michelangelo would with a slab of Carrara marble made the equipment work.
In the kitchen, much of the design was driven by her passion for Carrara marble, which she used around the sink and as a tumbled tile accent.
Documented since the dawn of decoration, white Carrara marble has appeared in classical Roman architecture and statuary.
My best friend in high school, Mikey Nussbaum, had balls like that," says Leo, the straight-guy Jersey sleazeball who's fixated on the Carrara marble genitals in front of him.
The impressive statuary throughout the Basilica were carved in Carrara Marble, quarried in Italy.
From its shining Carrara marble floors to the tips of its 23 Baccarat crystal chandeliers, there is a overwhelming feeling of luxury, style and comfort.