Marble is a material that takes on a new life and new forms. Wich material should I choose if I want to decorate home with marble?
Marble is one of the most chosen materials in the building industry because of its properties and functionality. Marble is a valuable material that has always been preferred for its solidity and durability. Although, on the other hand, it’s very delicate due to its porosity. Therefore, property of absorbing liquids with a tendency to stain even irreversibly.
That’s why we need to weigh the choice in different environments, going along with the style and care of the home of those who live there. Some people find it inconvenient and impractical for home use. Especially in rooms such as the bathroom and kitchen where it is exposed to assaults of various kinds.
Marble takes on a different color and texture depending on the mineral impurities present including clay, sand, iron oxides, silt, and flint. White marble is the result of calcification of rocks free of impurities. The size of the room, the style of the furniture and the color of the furniture are the details to consider when choosing marble. For example, a dark marble is perfect in very large room to avoid the shrinkage effect.
If you want to decorate home with marble, you have a lot of choices. It is possible to divide marbles according to origin, appearance and color. Italian’s marmi are among the most famous like Carrara marble or Chiampo marble.
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