Utilised for centuries in building design Marble is a beautiful natural stone with a timeless quality. Each stone slab has its own unique personality, with colours ranging from light to dark and veining that is soft and subtle to prominent and striking. Finishes include polished, a glossy light reflective lustre and honed, a smooth matte or satin non-reflective finish.
An earthy and natural product Marble exudes a sense of luxury.
Each stone slab is unique with an endless range of colours ranging from light to dark and veining from subtle to course.
Marble is a soft stone and easier to work with, so you can be creative with its application.
It is hypoallergenic, water, heat and bacteria resistant.
Well cared for Marble adds value to a home.
It suits all styles of interiors, from classic to contemporary and modern.
Marble is a porous material, even when sealed it may stain. Oils, fats, acidic materials (lemon and vinegar), red wine, strawberries and wet glass marks must be wiped straight away.
It is easily etched, scratched and chipped.
Mined overseas (Italy, Spain and India) transportation to Australia creates a large carbon footprint.
Marble, particularly the rarer and premium styles such as Carrara and Calacutta, is a high-priced natural stone.
- Interested to see where and how Carrara Marble is extracted in Italy? Watch this short video Inside Italy's $1 Billion Marble Mountains by Business Insider.
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