Carrara and Calacatta Quartz Slab

Mount Carrara is located in the Tuscany region in the north-central part of Italy. As far as the eye can see, it is a vast expanse of whiteness, like a dragon traveling straight through the mountain, which makes people feel solemn and holy in the sun. It is not a snow mountain covered with snow all the year round, but a piece of priceless marble.

Carrara mountain

Carrara White was born in a Carrara mountain in the Italian Alps, where white Carrara stones are abundant. She has attracted much attention for its low output, high grade, and small total amount.

Carrara mountain in the Italian
Stone Pearl from the Alps

Both Carrara and Calacatta are related to carra mountain, the marble rich in the Carrara Mountains has a fascinating white color, commonly known as Carrara White, which was born in the dark. But there are still some difference between Carrara and Calacatta, as Calacatta marble is a special type of Carrara marble.

Calacatta visually has bolder vein texture, and the color options are more.

After hundreds of millions of years of crustal movement, the sea has changed, forming many mountains in southern Europe. The Alps are among them, and the Carrara marble is reproduced in front of the eyes of the world.

The earliest marble buildings in history began in Greece. With the rise of the Roman Empire, Roman sculptors discovered the marble veins of Carrara and called it Luni (Luni, the name of the Carrara area at that time) marble.

The landmark buildings of the power of the Roman Empire: the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Temple of the Sun... Octavian, the founder of the ancient Roman Empire, once proudly announced that he inherited a stone city, but left a marble city.

Marble to Quartz

The value of quartz stone really comes down to the unlimited availability of colors and designs combined with durability and ease of maintenance. Click to learn more about quartz stone benefits.

With a marble look, limestone design and a contemporary feel like concrete. quartz stone provides people with a large number of options.

White is a versatile color, can be matched with any color, has a lot of room for development, and matches with other colors naturally and harmoniously. Carrara white is suitable for modern decoration style, because of its quiet, elegant, soft and rustic decoration style, it is deeply loved by modern young people. The modern and simple style reveals a low-key luxury beauty.

The incredible variation in natural stone is beautiful, but when someone is building a multi-unit hotel or condominium, what they want is reliability and comfort, and every room looks the same.

They don't want to worry about the variables that can occur in each room when using natural stone. So, if there are hundreds of hotel rooms that need the same design, you don't need to hand select 200 large slabs to achieve the desired uniformity, so you will choose quartz stone.

Carrara Quartz was created as an excellent alternative to natural Carrara marble.

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