Statuary

Italian Marble Slab

Statuary marble is a white marble from a few select quarries in the city of Carrara in serene Tuscany. Statuary is considered the king of the White Carrara marbles. The blocks of stone consist of high white purity background and classical thunderbolt veins which is why it was so popular in the past for statue making. As with the other Carrara marbles, it is easy to work and carve, therefore, making it to grand houses and public buildings over the centuries. Now this beautiful stone is associated with grandeur and opulence. As with all marbles, there are different grades and each block’s prices vary accordingly. With Statuary, the whiter the block and fewer the veins, the more expensive the block. The best blocks are very rare and highly prized. You can get a very high-end selection from what may appear to be a lesser quality block; But with clever cutting and sourcing, you can achieve a luxuriant finish which is what we have achieved with the block supplied. There are many myths around statuary, and many lesser quality blocks are called statuary in an attempt to be sold at a premium price. In most cases, if the price is too good to be true, it may well not be what it first seemed.

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Type: Marble
Colours: White | Grey
Country of origin: Italy
Finishes: All finishes Available
AKA: Statuarrio

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Statuary marble is a white marble from a few select quarries in the city of Carrara in serene Tuscany. Statuary is considered the king of the White Carrara marbles. The blocks of stone consist of high white purity background and classical thunderbolt veins which is why it was so popular in the past for statue making. As with the other Carrara marbles, it is easy to work and carve, therefore, making it to grand houses and public buildings over the centuries. Now this beautiful stone is associated with grandeur and opulence. As with all marbles, there are different grades and each block’s prices vary accordingly. With Statuary, the whiter the block and fewer the veins, the more expensive the block. The best blocks are very rare and highly prized. You can get a very high-end selection from what may appear to be a lesser quality block; But with clever cutting and sourcing, you can achieve a luxuriant finish which is what we have achieved with the block supplied. There are many myths around statuary, and many lesser quality blocks are called statuary in an attempt to be sold at a premium price. In most cases, if the price is too good to be true, it may well not be what it first seemed.

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Type: Marble
Colours: White | Grey
Country of origin: Italy
Finishes: All finishes Available
AKA: Statuarrio

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