How to use Carrara in a sentence
In particular, Sicilian marble takes up more energy than Carrara marble because the latter allows for extracting more undamaged blocks, thereby using less energy to produce the same amount of marble.
Carrara marble has been quarried as far back as Roman times and was used by emperors for massive monuments like the Rome Pantheon.Mosque-Building Bin Ladens Buy Marble Once Used for Churches | Tom Kington | August 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another picture from the little Accademia Carrara show, closing soon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Houdon then returned to France and proceeded to carve a Carrara marble statue of his subject.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
And indeed, from La Foce all the noise and cruelty of that life in the quarries at Carrara is forgotten.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton
The mantelpiece was Carrara marble, curiously inlaid with coloured wreaths.Mary Gray | Katharine Tynan
This little Tuscan town of Carrara owes its all to its, seemingly, inexhaustible stores of milk-white, fine-grained marbles.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car | Francis Miltoun
Of all the materials the artist requires, none is so much sought after as the pure white marble of Carrara.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car | Francis Miltoun
British Dictionary definitions for Carrara
a town in NW Italy, in NW Tuscany: famous for its marble. Pop: 65 034 (2001)
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