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Marble Color Chart

BIANCO VENETINO

BOTTICINO FIORITO

BRECCIA ETRUSCA

BRECCIA ONITIATA
a1
BRECCIA VENDOME
b1
CAFE FOREST
c1
CALACATTA ORO
d1
SALMONOSA
d1
CALACATTA BORGHINI
e1
CREMA DORADO
e2
CREMA ELEGANTE
e3
CREMA MARFIL
e4
DIANO REALLE

EMPERADOR DARK

EMPERADOR LIGHT

FROSTED WHITE

GIALLO ANTICO

MACCHIA VECCHIA

MAROON IMPERIAL

MICHEALANGELO

NOIR ST. LAURENT

OPERA FANTASTICO

PORTRERO EXTRA

RAIN FOREST GREEN

ROJO ALACANTE

ROSA VERONA

ROSSO LEVANTO

SAHARA BEIGE

SAHARA GOLD

STATUARIO EXTRA

VALLEY GOLD

VERDE FANTASTICO


Marble Counter Tops: Classic Luxury with Modern Style
Ahhhh marble counter tops. Perhaps more than any other stone, marble evokes images of sophisticated extravagance. Once found only in the homes of the wealthy, marble--like granite and other stones--is now a much more accessible luxury for everyone due to improved technology and availability.

Marble Counter Tops Colors & Patterns
The rich tones of the marble color palette are plentiful encompassing creamy whites and neutrals, dreamy yellows, soft oranges, ocean greens and amazing blacks.

The dramatic veining and blending of color shades looks spectacular on countertops and marble floors complement any design. Choose a similar pattern/material and color shade on your floors and walls to avoid a chaotic look.

Marble Slab, Marble Tile and Special Considerations
Marble is available in 2 cm and 3 cm slabs as well as the full range of tile sizes from 1-inch mosaic tile up to large 24-inch floor tile. Marble is a crystalized limestone and therefore can be polished to a mirror-finish, which really brings out the depth in it's color and looks gorgeous.

However, marble polishing is only recommended for counter tops that are lightly used such as a powder bath, tabletop, pass bar or furniture piece, but NOT for kitchen countertops or the wet bar. Why? . . .

Marble is made of calcium carbonate, which is reactive with acids (fruit juice, soda, coffee, alcohol, salad dressing, etc.) and will "etch" upon contact with acids. Etching destroys the polish leaving a dull, light spot. You'll get these dull spots all over with marble in the kitchen. Also, marble is softer and more prone to scratching than granite. Polished marble is very stain resistant, but still not good for kitchens due to etching. Sealing does not prevent etching.

Love to bake? One exception to the "rule" stated above is if you are a serious baker. A marble slab is "the" countertop of choice for making dough--that is pies and bread, not money! Although it may feel like you're making money on such a luxurious countertop.

Marble Care. You'll find more information about marble care and how to avoid expensive marble restoration at marble counter top care. Also, it's worth noting that marble is traditionally left to age naturally letting friends and family rub "life" into the stone--stains and all.

Natural Aging. Over the years the marble will absorb stains, the patina will change and the stone will begin to reflect the essential character of your home. This is especially true of marble tile floors, which become more beautiful with age and use.

It's hard to resist the quintessential beauty and the feelings of warm opulence that marble conveys to any room. Marble counter tops and marble flooring will add immeasurable value and years of pleasure to your home.

More Ideas. Also, consider using this natural stone for marble bathroom vanities, tile flooring, a marble fireplace, tub decks and marble shower surrounds.


Please Note: The color chart is an approximate visual illustration of some of the popular marble slab colors available in the market. Natural stone is a product of nature hence the actual color and grain movement may vary from the picture. It is advised to finalize your stone selection after having physically seen the stone at the slab supplier.



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