Bianco Statuario marble is the popular Italian stone, unique to the region located near the Alpuan Alps in Carrara, Italy. In the first place, Bianco Statuario marble offers an exclusive white base marble with beautiful grey veins across its surface.
As well as having a divine white canvas, this marble offers a wide array of patterns in grey veining, sure to guarantee your unique design. Statuario marble slabs come with medium to high pattern variation, and veins range in different greyish tones.
Bianco Statuario marble slabs start dimensions at 2200x1200mm to 3000x1800mm. When it comes to finishes, the marble's most popular are polished, which offers a reflective sheen and honed which brings Statuario in matt finish to accentuate its wide option veining.
Marble is formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals, resulting in interlocking stone rocks.
Marble rocks can vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it; which can be silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others. In Addition, these natural impurities allow for endless variation of stone types, which is one of the reasons that have made marble the most famous natural stone in the world.
Marble worktop has been used since ancient times in the construction of many monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc), statues (David by Michelangelo), paving and establishments of kings and emperors. More recently and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become affordable becoming a reality in residential homes, offices, shops, hotels, restaurants and other spaces in which it never fails to impress.
Another factor that strengthens the timeless popularity of marble is its luxurious appeal, resistance and elegant looks, durability and value it provides to any property in which it is applied.
As well as being 100% natural, marble varies in size, pattern and dimensions; making each piece unique in their appearance. It also offers, slabs dimensions vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5 square meters, which make marble ideal for creating large panels and limitless designs.
Marble is available in tiles and slab formats with standard thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm and can also be sourced in thicker sheets and blocks for special projects.