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Decorating With Grey Walls

decorating with grey walls
  • Make (something) look more attractive by adding ornament to it
  • Provide (a room or building) with a color scheme, paint, wallpaper, etc
  • (decorate) award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to; "He was decorated for his services in the military"
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  • (decorate) deck: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
  • A side of a building or room, typically forming part of the building's structure
  • (wall) surround with a wall in order to fortify
  • (wall) anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect; "a wall of water"; "a wall of smoke"; "a wall of prejudice"; "negotiations ran into a brick wall"
  • Any high vertical surface or facade, esp. one that is imposing in scale
  • (wall) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
  • A continuous vertical brick or stone structure that encloses or divides an area of land
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  • make grey; "The painter decided to grey the sky"
  • of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black; "the little grey cells"; "gray flannel suit"; "a man with greyish hair"
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Theft @ the Taj
Theft @ the Taj
The walls are of the Taj is decorated with flawless sculptures, floral designs and calligraphy scripts from the Holy Koran. Most of these designs had precious gems embedded but have been stolen over the ages. The following are the items stolen from the Taj Mahal as per the legend: 1) A Pearl blanket covering Mumtaz's cenotaph. 2) Diamonds inlaid in the cenotaphs. 3) A golden railing surrounding the cenotaphs. 4) A gold leaf that covered the Taj dome. The following are the items actually stolen from the Taj Mahal: 1) Numerous rich carpets which covered the tomb's interior. 2) Enameled lamp from interior tomb. 3) An entrance door engraved in Jasper. 4) Gold leaf covering the cast iron joints of the jali screen surrounding the cenotaphs. - As many as 28 kinds of rare, precious and semi- precious stones were used for exquisite inlay work in the Taj Mahal. - Metals were used from all over India and imported from Asian countries. Onyx, jasper, cornelian, carbuncle, malachite, lapis lazuli, and other precious stones are studded in the mosaic. Precious stones: - bloodstone, garnets, onyxes, sapphires, Topazes, forty three types of gems in all - ranging in depth from Himalayan quartz to Golconda - coral, pearls, and rare shells, from Indian Ocean, - Crystal and Jade from China, - Chalcedony, Sapphire from Sri Lanka, - Chrysolite from Egypt, - Diamonds from Panna. Diamonds were used in embellishing the Taj Mahal. - Malachite from Russia - Red sandstone was brought from Fatehpur Sikri, amethysts from Persia, -White Marble was brought from Makrana quarry in Rajasthan Yellow Amber from Burma Semi-precious stones: - Agate from. Yemen - Carnelian from Arabia - Cat's eye from River nile - Coral from Arabia, red Sea - Garnet from River Ganges, Bundlekhand - Jade from china - Jasper from Cambay, Punjab, - Lapis Lazuli from Afghanisthan - Onyx from south India and Persia - Ruby - Turquoise from Tibet, Rare stones: - Blood stone from Jahnsi -Gold Stone - Magnet Stone from Gwalior - Wonder Stone from Surat Common stones: - Black slate from Jhansi - Grey stone - Red sandstone from Fatehpur Sikri - White Marble from Makrana (Rajasthan). Different kind of bricks: - Glass - Red clay - Reed glue - Silver clay - Spouts to lead off water - Sweet limestone - Tiles The core and skeleton of the building is made up of extra strong brick masonry with which massive white marble slabs, blocks after blocks have been used on the headers and stretchers system to give it a white marble casting. Bricks were locally manufactured and chemically treated for strength and stability. Such country ingredients as molasses; sugar-bubbles, water, pulse, curd, jute and pieces of fossilized soil were mixed with lime mortar to make it a perfect cementing agent. SOOC!
Manchester Town Hall (love manchester, improve it!)
Manchester Town Hall (love manchester, improve it!)
Notice the sign! This captures Manchester perfectly with the grey sky. Completed in 1877, this impressive neo-Gothic building cost a million pounds. The monument was the civic pride of the city, reaching 286 feet above Albert Square below. Designed by architect Alfred Waterhouse, it was fitted onto an awkward triangular space. Manchester had achieved city status in 1853, and was keen to show off its civic dignity. Inside it is lavishly and richly decorated, with mosaic floors bearing the "bees", symbols of Manchester's industry, and has wall murals by Ford Madox Brown. Albert Square has a monument to Prince Albert as well as statues of Manchester's famous 19th century citizens.

decorating with grey walls
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