carrera marble: The Truth About Marble Countertops - Cleaning & Repair - 12/06/18 12:31 PM
Marble is mined and quarried from the mountains.
Marble is a metamorphic stone found in the mountains of North America, South America, Asia, and, Europe. Italy is the most famous region form the mining and distribution of marble. Marble doesn't come from the corn fields of Chicago.  Massive amounts of heat and pressure, changes limestone physically and chemically into something harder and denser over millions of years. This creation process is known as recrystallization.
 
Despite what your contractor may tell you, No two slabs are exactly alike!
Think of a slab of marble like a set of finger prints. No, 2 sets are the same.  Its super … (1 comments)

carrera marble: Honed & Polished Marble Restoration - 08/08/18 08:27 AM

What does the term honed marble mean?
Marble has 2 types of finishes. Polished Marble and Honed Marble.  The term "Honed" means the surface of the marble has been ground & sanded to a smooth, flat, consistent surface.  The concept of "Honed" applies to natural stones like limestone, granite or marble, crating an unpolished look. The shine is removed leaving a matte (unpolished) surface with little to no reflection and no bumps or ridges.
 
Where in the world does white Carrara marble come from?One of the most sought after kitchen countetop or bathroom vanity options is Carrara marble.  However with beauty comes maintenance and carrara marble … (0 comments)

 
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