Marble is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious and glamorous materials in the world. Although marble is extracted from quarries all over the globe, some of the most precious varieties of marble are found in Italy. The most popular Italian marble varieties are Carrara White, Calacatta White and Statuario. To the untrained eye, these stones may all look like the same type to each other. Confusion is also added because of that Calacatta’s quarry locates in Carrara, Italy.
Even though these three precious Italian marbles can sometimes resemble one another, there are slight differences that are important to note in order to be able to choose which one is right for your project.
Carrara marble is grayish-white with less large veins and more fine, feathery veining that often appears to be in linear. The wein is more even to be cover all over the surface .
Carrara White Marble 1
Carrara White Marble 2
While as for Calacatta white marble , it is a much rarer marble than Carrara white, which has more white than gray with dramatic veining that results in thick, predominate patterns. It often has brown and gold undertones. It is much suitable to be used for TV background.
Calacatta White marble 1
Calacatta White marble 2
Statuario Marble is the most precious marble varieties found in Italy till now. It has distinctive veining that can range from gold to gray. Its white is the clearest in the three materials too .
Staturio Marble 1
Staturio Marble 2
All three types of marble vary from slab to slab, as no every two marble formations are the same. The uniqueness of each marble slab is what can result in distinguish, and find out which is most suitable for our luxury kitchens and bathrooms. For this reason, it is often advised that when choosing white Italian marble, one should ask the stone provider to see at least three samples in order to find the color variation and pattern which speaks to you the most.
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