Marble has long been an important material for outdoor garden sculpture and monumental compositions, notably in religious settings. Whether related to a significant event or as a mark of remembrance, a monument will often become an important focal element in an architectural space.
Saint James followed Jesus as one of the 12 disciples. He proclaimed the gospel after Jesus’ resurrection and was martyred for his faith. Saint James was a loyal disciple of Jesus. He apparently had outstanding personal qualities that are not detailed in Scripture, because his character made him one of Jesus’ favorites.The apostle Saint James was honored with a favored position by Jesus Christ, as one of three men in his inner circle. The others were James’ brother John and Simon Peter.
Since wood is subject to decay, the baser metals to corrosion, and the more precious metals were too expensive, stone became in course of time the ordinary material for an altar table. The earliest decree of a council prescribing that an altar table which is to be consecrated should be of stone is that of the provincial council of Epeaune France, in 517.
Wall art relief is a sculptural technique where the sculpted elements remain attached to a solid background of the same material. The term marble carving relief is from the Latin verb relevo, to raise. To create a sculpture in relief is to give the impression that the sculpted material has been raised above the background plane.
The Ancient Greek bema (βῆμα) means both ‘platform’ and ‘step’, and was used for a variety of secular raised speaking platforms in ancient Greece and Rome, and from those times to today for the central raised platform in Jewish synagogues. Modern synagogue bimahs are often similar in form to centrally-placed pulpits in Evangelical churches.The next development was the ambo
We all know that St mary have different names in different countries and areas culture, and the design and postures of virgin mary is also different. There show you some of our classical designs of catholic outdoor statues of our lady virgin mary.