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Why Carrara Marble?
Carrara marble is a type of white or blue-grey marble of high quality, popular for use in sculpture and building decor. It is quarried at the city of Carrara in the province of Massa and Carrara in the Lunigiana, the northernmost tip of modern-day Tuscany, Italy. The marble from Carrara was used for some of the most remarkable buildings in Ancient Rome, such as the Pantheon and Trajan’s Column in Rome. Many sculptures of the Renaissance, such as Michelangelo’s David (1501–04), were carved from Carrara marble. For Michelangelo at least, Carrara marble was valued above all other stone, except perhaps that of his own quarry in Pietrasanta.
Why carrara marble dining table?
Such a good stone, so famous and used by the best sculptors of ever, can only result a high quality and special designed dining table. In addition, the excellence stone of the classic time will certainly be one of the best materials for a current classic dining room.
Carrara is often confused with Calacatta. What is the difference?
These terms are used interchangeably because both of these Italian marbles are very similar in appearance: white with gray veining. To add to the confusion, much of Calacatta comes from Carrara, Italy. In general, Carrara tends to be grayer with softer veining, while Calacatta is whiter with bolder more dramatic veining. There are additional subtle differences and once you know what to look for, you should be able to distinguish between Carrara and Calacatta.
Below we show some pictures to help you comparing the two and also showing you how beautiful the Carrara marble dining table in classical dining rooms can be!
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Does this marble dining table fits your classical taste?