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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One of the exhibition highlights is a giant installation entitled the "Falcon Totem", a new way of visualizing and paying homage to the symbolic bird of the UAE through three-double-sided large format photographs on three imposing white Carrara marble slabs.
Using Carrara marble as a representative rock material, the model is then calibrated (Section 4); and with experiments on single-flawed rock specimens, the capability of the model in predicting fracture patterns is demonstrated in Section 5 (model validation).
Travelers can refresh and rejuvenate before boarding a long flight in one of the six Carrara marble and river pebble private shower suites (double the previous number).
Described as a "London townhouse meets a polo barn," the newly opened Mediterranean bistro Avenue 31, from Bice group, boasts white Carrara marble, wood beam ceilings, a dark walnut floor and a balcony with breathtaking views from Sunset Plaza.
Designers queued up for a peek at Artistic Tile's new offerings, which ranged from a new Astra porcelain inspired by the veining of agate to Whirlwind, a mosaic pattern in granites like Calacatta Gold and Azul Cielo, and a carved stone collection called Canopy, offered in white Carrara marble or smoke-gray limestone.
For interiors, I love using Carrara marble, chrome fixtures, whites and neutrals, and lots of wood accents.
The pit quarry has a large underground tunnel and one of the most beautiful and prestigious white Carrara marble is mined there, it said.
The European Union is rich in products based on traditional knowledge and production methods, which are often rooted in the cultural and social heritage of a particular geographical location, from Bohemian crystal and Scottish tartans to Carrara marble to Tapisserie d'Aubusson [tapestries produced in a particular location in France in the 17th and 18th centuries]," said Commission vice-president for internal market and services Michel Barnier.
They often remind me of Carrara marble blocks, or Michelangelo's statues, wedding as they do inner beauty with perfection of form.
The authors had expected the ram to be of Carrara marble, which would support an imperial date.
The carrara marble (colored cream and white) from Italy and all the statues in the cathedral were all cleaned and polished for the reopening.
The Italian sculptor, who works with Carrara marble, bronze and jute, reflects her intuitiveness and spiritual experience onto her art.