ABOUT STATUARIO MARBLE
Italian Statuario Marble is a more exclusive stone. With distinct gray and gold veining throughout and a striking, bold pattern. This marble is considered to be one of the major white marbles. Statuario marble contains heavy, bold gray veining mixed with thinner patterns. Statuario is a soft and elegant marble that has deep, long, and consistent grey veins throughout the slab. This exclusive marble is ideal for a master bathroom vanity top, fireplace surround, or flooring.
Statuario marble is one of the rare marbles produced by the earth and is a highly desirable material. The mountain quarries of Statuario marble are located above Carrara in Italy and has limited availability and high demand. The low availability of this marble makes it more of a rare find. Extracted in the Carrara area, the Statuario white marble has a bright white background crossed by medium-wide gray veins.
WHY STATUARIO MARBLE IS SO EXPENSIVE?
The common perception is that Italian Statuario marble is more expensive simply because it is a prestige item. The reality is that Italian Statuario marble isn’t expensive just because it is a luxury item; it is actually a luxury item because of its premium quality.
HOW TO IDENTIFY ORIGINAL STATUARIO?
Statuario marble can be identified through a stone surface which is significant because of one bold dark grey vein accompanied by thinner ones. This typical veining refined contrast creates a unique appearance that makes it the worldwide most demanded natural stone.
BOLD GREY VEINS
Typical Statuario marble can be identified through a stone surface which is significant because of one bold dark grey vein accompanied by thinner ones. This typical veining refined contrast creates a unique appearance that makes it the worldwide most demanded natural stone.
As compared to other qualities, Statuario marble offers a big area of a pure white background which is absolutely rare. This is what makes this stone stand out in any space and decorates a room in a luminous style.
Generally speaking, stone’s impurities are visible only on the edges of a slab regarding that natural material have naturally occurring cracks and fissures which can be easily fixed by the factory. But Statuario quality usually presents just a few percent of cracks, only visible from the very close and very rare clay trace.
HOW TO DESIGN STATUARIO?
Craft – the etymology of the name Statuario refers to the Italian word “statue” (sculpture), due to the built-in ease of this material to be carved by artists but perfectly fits to any interior design solution and, with the supervision of skilled designers and technicians, any outdoor application.
As the name implies, the material of Statuario marble is well known until today as the best stone for statue carving in terms of high-end craftsmanship and art design.
Rarity –The Statuario stone is due to its low availability and sensibility a rarity in the whole marble field. Linked to the Italian Apuan Alpes, its stone quarries are located particular above Carrara.
Style –The high demanded stone is also well known because of its book-matched style opportunities. It needs some precise work and professional expertise to put two slabs together following the mirroring of matching veins aiming for a perfect finish.
USES OF STATUARIO MARBLE
the gray and gold veining against the pure white background of Statuario makes it an ideal natural stone to use in a variety of applications from marble slab countertops to shower wall lining. The polished finish of a Statuario marble slab offers the best view of its gold accented veining, making it the perfect natural stone for conspicuous locations in homes and businesses.
Statuario marble makes the ideal material for luxurious home accents such as the kitchen counter top and bathroom floor tiles. A vanity made from Statuario shows of a cool, elegant vibe, and the light hues of Statuario bring brightness to any room.
HOW TO MAINTAIN STATUARIO WHITE?
Statuario slabs and tile flooring are rare and in high demand, not all shops that offer the stone actually sell the real thing. Many unscrupulous suppliers would pass off a lesser stone, or even a replica, to unsuspecting buyers for a larger profit. Ensure you’re getting a real Statuario by only dealing with reputable shops, and knowing the differences between marble slabs.
CHOOSING STATUARIO WHITE MARBLE
Statuario, Carrara, and Calacatta are all quarried in the same part of the world, but produce different designs and images from each other as they form varying veins that make up their signature image. While Italy is the leading producer of these materials, they are in demand across the world for their timeless look, and air of light elegance.
WRITTEN BY MD MR. DC BHANDARI
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