ALL ABOUT ITALIAN MARBLE
Each slab is then cut and polished by generations of Italian craftsmen in Italy. You may wonder why people say Italian marble is the best and why is it so special to have flooring, walls or even a bathroom. Allow us to take you through the benefits of using Italian marble for your luxurious home. Italian marble is known for its fine veins and a lustrous sheen.
The most well-known varieties are the white or blue-grey marble from Carrara, the pearly shades of Bottochino and the creamy white Pavonazzetto or Red Verona. Italian marble was used to build and decorate many of the most significant buildings in ancient Rome such as the Pantheon, the Coliseum and the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter. Early in the 16th century, Michelangelo created his sculpture of David using Carrara marble and later, in the 18th century, Salvi designed the Trevi Fountains which were built from Italian travertine and Carrara marble. Clearly, it has a very long and distinguished history.
ITALIAN MARBLE IN INDIA RAJASTHAN KISHANGARH
Italian marble is widely appreciated for its high luster and the ability to impart visual appeal to the area where it is used. It is quarried in Italy and is now easily available in India as well. This marble is usually available in slabs. Marble from Italy is among the finest in the world and is accordingly priced—with the cheapest varieties starting from Rs 200 per square foot, and the more exclusive, fine stones costing even Rs 4000 for a square foot.
BEST COLLECTION OF PREMIUM ITALIAN MARBLE
Do your market research before picking up the marble slab. Select slabs of the same thickness and dimensions for a uniform look. It is also essential to hire skilled labor for the installation process as improper laying can lead to breakages and cracks in the marble floor designs. Calacatta is one of the most precious and appreciated Italian marbles, above all for prestigious projects and extremely refined furnishing elements.
Marble or metamorphosed limestone is a beautiful natural stone that ups the ante of any house. Having been around for centuries, this stone is a definite yes when it comes to doing up your home. Marble flooring is considered to be one of the richest and luxurious picks of the privileged. Out of the many available options, Italian marble is a hot favorite for those who love to stand out from the rest when it comes to doing up their personal space.
WHAT IT DOES IT MEAN AND WHERE DOSE IT COME FROM
The marble in Italy was originally limestone millions of years ago. Over time, with the movement of the earth’s crust and the formation of these mountains, extreme pressure transformed the limestone into the hard, beautiful marble found there today. It is true that the most famous marble in the world comes from Italy, specifically the Carrara region. This is where artists such as Michelangelo and Donatello used Calacatta and Statuario marble to create some of the world’s most treasured works of art that have withstood the test of time.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ITALIAN MARBLE
Available in a vast number of colors, royals have used marble flooring for the inimitable luxury that the stone offers. Being a natural derivative, each stone is unique with its distinctive grain and veins. Thanks to its colors, strains and exceptional lustre – as well as its versatility – artists, architects and designers have always loved this stone. Marble has qualities like long life, but it’s also a medium to express new shape, colour and texture creativity. The natural stone suggests sophistication and is deeply rooted in history. The reality it offers is unwatchable and can leave you awe-struck.
WHAT IS SO GREAT ABOUT ITALIAN MARBLE
Italian marble is considered to be superior by many due to its purity, durability, and beautiful white color. Another reason that Italian marble is thought to be superior comes simply from the rich stone working heritage of Italy. They were the first to streamline and perfect quarrying methods still used today.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INDIAN MARBLE AND ITALIAN MARBLE
Source: Quarried from Italy
Quarried from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Andhra and Madhya Pradesh in India.
Lustre: Italian marble is very high-quality lustre, pearly and luminescent
Indian marble is medium lustre as compared to Italian marble.
Colours: Italian marble available in White, Grey, Blue-Grey, Rose, colors
Indian marble available in white, Grey, Deep Yellow, Green, Red, Black
Thickness: Commonly available in 18-20 mm slab
Available in various thicknesses, can go up to 30 mm
ALL TYPES OF ITALIAN MARBLE ARE THE SAME STATUARIO MARBLE
No, Italian Marble have so many colors and variations but yes statuario marble is the only one of the best quality. It is come from Carrara Italy. Statuario white marble have white base with gray veins. It can be use any where like flooring, wall-cladding & other interior space.
WHAT IT DOES IT MEAN AND WHERE DOSE IT COME FROM
Statuario marble originates from an area in Carrara, Italy. It is pure white in color and accented with gray veins across the stone’s surface. Customers choose Statuario marble for their entryways, living areas, countertops, and bathrooms because of its timeless elegance and natural beauty.
Written by chairman Mr. DC Bhandari
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