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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Although its use of Carrara marble connects it to a long sculptural tradition, the piece signals its contemporary vintage through its distorted classical proportions and sweeping curves.
The 18th century statues are made from Carrara marble, that was used by Michaelangelo, while Roman statues feature Pentelic marble.
It is a real fountain, 26 feet high and built of white Carrara marble, not some concrete monolith with a leak.
Kitchen finishes include white Carrara marble countertops and backsplashes, a complete Miele suite of appliances, polished chrome Grohe fixtures and custom cabinetry.
But how did this splendid statue, Grade II listed and wrought in carrara marble by a son of Birmingham, end up in so a perilous a state?
Open kitchen with breakfast bar, Carrara marble counters, custom cabinets and appliances by Viking, Bosch and Subzero.
The original chair seats were made of fibreglass and the chair and table bases of spun aluminium, powder-coated white, with a table top of white or Carrara marble.
The formula for the plaster, last used by 16th Century artist Girolamo Muziano, came from ancient papers found in the Vatican library and involved lime putty of Carrara marble laced with linseed oil.
Bathroom with Carrara marble floors, mirrored wall.
Whatever users decide to store inside the loop defines both its function and form; books or a custom-made Carrara marble shelf will shape the profile accordingly.