Today, we want to talk about one of the most famous types of marble: the Carrara White Marble.
A journey to discover the Carrara white marble.
Carrara is a city well-known for being one of the world largest producers and exporters of marble. Our readers may have seen, or heard, about the Carrara marble even on the other side of the globe. That is because the geological composition of the Apuan Alps is unique in its kind.
The typical marble is indeed called Standard White or White Carrara, with a white-colored background and different shades of grey veins. You can easily spot it out, specially across Italian cities, by looking closely at steps, floorings and sills.
White Carrara presents multiple variations depending on its quarry of extraction. According to the intended use, the supplier selects and recommends the most suitable pattern.
For that reason, relying on a local Carrara dealer ensures that the product will match the final user’s needs.
It often happens that some customers, who purchased the Carrara marble from foreign importers, turn out completely dissatisfied with the final result and decide not to adopt it anymore in their projects.
Actually, there is a huge difference regarding whether the material shall be used for a sculpture, an outside flooring, a dinner table or a kitchen countertop.
Morphologically speaking, but without entering into technical details, there are many variables that depend on the location of extraction, even if apparently the marble may look the same.
We recommend therefore to rely on experts, who know quite well the composition and characteristics of the base material.
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White Carrara is mostly used for sculptures and architectural works. Thanks to its purity, the sculptor is able to highlight the details and not have them compromised by outstanding veins.
Also thanks to its versatility, it is highly appreciated in architecture, providing an elegant and tasteful look.
The nice look is not the only quality that distinguishes the White Carrara. This marble is very well appreciated for being durable and particularly resistant to the environment.
You might have surely noticed that, after just a few months, many materials turn yellow and crack; this is not the case when using White Carrara.
Precisely to avoid the inconvenience above, our company not only supplies the material to our customers, but also selects the one that best suits their needs.
At World Service Carrara, our goal is not selling, but building a trustful relationship that lasts over time.
The success for WSC is the end result. The one who enjoys the finished marble will determine the success of the entire process, from the extraction off of the quarry to its final application.
We hope you have found this article useful to better understand some of the special features of the White Carrara marble.
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