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Calacatta Marble

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Calacatta marble is an ivory white stone with brownish, gold, and blue-grey veining. It provides your space with luxury wherever used.
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Calacatta marble gives you an ivory white stone with brownish, gold, and blue-grey veining. It also provides your space with luxury wherever used. Calacatta marble makes great bathrooms and fireplaces too. Even Michelangelo used Calacatta in his artwork! As well as being incredibly beautiful, Calacatta marble is a very popular decoration material. If you are looking for a luxurious natural stone that is durable Calacatta marble is a number one choice. Not only that it is preferred by architects and interior designers but is also present in great hotels and other establishments.

Aesthetics

Similarly, this marble is famous due to its unique mix of bold and thick dynamic veins on a delicate white background. And despite its huge popularity, it is actually a rare marble. You can only find it in the north of Italy in the region of Carrara, the same one as Carrara Marble. Because Calacatta is a natural stone, it is graded on certain purities. You can generally assume that the whiter the backdrop becomes, the more expensive the stone as pure white, lacks impurities.

Formation

Marble is formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals. In the like manner, interlocking stone rocks, which look marvellous. Similarly,marble rocks vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it. Are you wondering what is marble made from?  It can be made from 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  you will notice that have made Calacatta marble the most famous stone in the world.

Origins

Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of many monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc). Also, in 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. Which makes Calacatta Marble reality in residential homes, offices, shops, hotels and restaurants. You can also use marble and other spaces, as it never fails to impress.

Another factor that strengthens the timeless popularity of Calacatta Marble is its luxurious appeal. Coupled with resistance, elegant looks and durability.

As well as being 100% natural, marble varies in size, pattern and dimensions. Similarly, each marble piece unique in its appearance. It also offers, slabs dimensions that vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5 square meters.  If you wish to create large panels and original designs, marble is the perfect material. You can source our marble in both tile and slab formats. In addition, there are thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm. And we can also source in thicker sheets and blocks of marble for special projects. Feel free to get in touch for more information about this white stone.

Features and benefits of Calacatta marble:

  • High resistant to high heat and freezing conditions.
  • 100% natural and hygienic.
  • Non-toxic and highly fire resistant.
  • Each piece is unique in terms of colours, patterns and tone.
  • Low liquid absorption.
  • Extreme durability.
  • Suitable for indoors and outdoors.
  • Infinite design and movement.
  • Great for small spaces.
     

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