News 19/11/2021 16:31:01

Did You Know ?

  1. Marble is created over hundreds of yearsMost of you may know that marble is a metamorphic rock, but do you know that it takes hundreds of years to form? It also came from the oldest parts of the Earth's crust.
  2. No two marbles are identicalEach piece of marble is unique in appearance because of dolomite or limestone rock by natural process. The distinctive patterns are one of the most noticeable elements of marble stone.
  3. First known use of marble was in The Parthenon in AthensCompleted in 438 BC, the foundation was built from limestone, while the impressive columns and tiles were crafted from Pentelic marble. It is believed that this was the first use of this marble.
  4. The Taj Mahal in India is made almost entirely from marbleThis beautiful complex was declared a winner of the New 7 Wonders of the world.
  5. Marble is available in numerous colors. The wide range of patterns and colors found in marble is determined by the area of origin and the proportional mix of minerals in the original limestone.

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