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Anyone who rode the Metrolink from Los Angeles to San Diego over the past decade might have spotted Sam along the shore: slathered in sunscreen to protect his alabaster skin, waves up to his waist, hurling footballs over five-foot swells.
By adding lead, antimony, copper, manganese and other natural elements, pieces could be made to replicate lapis lazuli, carnelian, alabaster and turquoise.
The home was stuffed with memento mori, among them skulls carved out of ivory and alabaster as well as a 16-inch-tall bronze skeleton.
Alabaster police arrested Easter and booked her into the Shelby County Jail on July 6, and released the same after posting $30,000 bond.
The pictures represented all types of works including soapstone, alabaster, African wonderstone, wood, whalebone, ivory, grass.
Proving to be an expert counterpart to the decidedly wearable collection—particularly amidst the looks accessorized with optic white tights and ankle boots—were the sweeps of alabaster pigment across the eyes.
Ripped apart like thick alabaster pages and bleeding like ink from a quill.
There’s a row of Victorian terraced houses on a side street in London’s Belgravia district, each projecting a dowdy respectability with its stone front steps leading to a pair of alabaster pillars and then a glossy black door.
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Origin and Etymology of alabaster
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a white stone that is used to make vases and decorations
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