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Wang plans to translate all of these looks into shades of ivory, alabaster, stark white and antique white.
And in La La Land, Emma Stone proves that a pristine alabaster complexion and vivid red hue are a recipe for a standout performance in more ways than one.
Other wooden objects are gilded to reflect light or wrapped in incised gold sheets, while carved and painted alabaster, a soft and translucent stone that absorbs light in a gentle glow, is common.
Makeup artist Peter Phillips presented a universal solution to tired eyes, pressing models’ inner corners with a luminous touch of alabaster shadow that popped with a silvery-golden gleam against bare skin.
Laurent carved luminous, sensual bodies in alabaster, while Zorach spent his time carving blockier figures in less forgiving wood.
The pillowy body of one of Laurent’s white alabasters is paired with the undulating black sandstone of a Lachaise work.
The alabaster sphere of cheese comes on a ceramic platter with a little cleaver for spreading everything on crunchy crostini rounds.
Design elements include a crystal-shaped roof light, Lebanese cedarwood, black granite, stucco posts, backlit alabaster walls, and a large atrium lobby.
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Origin and Etymology of alabaster
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of alabaster for English Language Learners
: a white stone that is used to make vases and decorations
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