Calacatta Bettogli marble is a white natural variation of the popular Calacatta Oro marble but with distinctive grey veins and golden tones displaying a high degree of movement throughout the slabs which characterize this variation of the material. The variation of the blocks is medium to high and each slab can be selected with more or less grey and gold tints according to the aesthetic needs of the project. Calacatta Bettogli marble owes its name to the location and quarry from which it is extracted, in Monte Bettogli, near Carrara, Italy.
Marble is formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals, resulting in interlocking stone rocks that vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it; which can be silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others. These natural impurities allow for an endless variation of stone types which have made marble the most famous natural stone in the world.
has been used since ancient times in the construction of monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc), statues (David by Michelangelo and paving amongst establishments of kings and emperors.
More recently and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become more affordable and is present in the most beautiful homes as well as in hotels, restaurants and other spaces that dazzle onlookers.
Marble has also gained popularity due to its luxurious appeal, timeless looks, durability and value it provides to any property in which it is applied. Marble is a 100% natural product that varies in size, pattern and dimensions; making each piece unique. Slabs dimensions vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5m2.Marble comes in slab formats with standard thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm and can also be sourced in thicker sheets and blocks for special projects
Features and benefits of natural marble:
- High resistance to heat and freezing
- 100% natural
- Each piece is unique
- Low liquid absorption
- Extreme durability
- Suitable for indoors and outdoors
- Wide array of colours, patterns and finishes