Carrera Marble

Carrera Marble

Carrera marble is one of the most internationally famous stones. Being dug out for centuries, it has traveled all over the world, making great contribution in many fields, of which art and construction are the most important. Like carrera marble tiles, the original form of carrera marble is a limestone, which can grow to marble after experiencing huge amounts of pressure, heat, and other chemically changes. White carrera marble is the purist form of them, which become colorful by the minerals in the rock. In other words, these minerals are something like the makeup of these carrera marbles.  The largest countries which produce the largest quantities of marble are Carrara and Italy. This type of marble is mostly gray and white and gathers mostly in these two areas.

Similar with other natural stones, carrera marble differs from one another in colors, veining, shades, etc. Having been found for a long period, the surface of the way it looks changed and will make our eyes bright in the future. On the surface of the white carrera marble, various shades of grey veining are uniquely decoration. Actually, its veining does help a lot in giving the marble an elegant look. It doesn’t matter if there is wear or tear on the marble because its grey veining will perfectly disguise them and provides carrera marble with additional appreciation value. With various residents, mineral makeup, characteristics, carrera can be classified into different types, such as Bianco Carrara, Statuary Carrara, etc. Bianco Carrara is cheaper than others while Statuary Carrara owns a purer white background but more expensive.   

Carrera marble is widely used and you can catch sight of it almost everywhere. You can seek its appearance in columns, sculptures, construction and so on. In fact, Michelangelo’s “David “is made of this marble. It is a good idea to introduce marble into your home for its beauty will undoubtedly add more attraction to the environment. Besides, its ability to reflect heat can keep your floors cool for longer period in hot summer. That is to say this marble can serve as an air condition, affecting the temperature inside from time to time. In addition, white carrera marble is available in various markets, too. You can select one that suits your taste in all sizes, shapes and finishes in a reasonable price. In comparison with other white marbles, carrera marble is one of the least marbles for its ubiquitous nature.                          

To keep its beauty, you need to have your carrera marble take a bath regularly. Warm water is a suitable environment for it and some small scraps of clothes can be ideal cleaner to help remove the spills and dirt on the surface. However, you should always remember that no matter how difficult any substance you have encountered, never scrub the surface. This is a cruel behavior to your white carrera marble because permanent damages can be caused to your marble. And you should not allow any oil to touch it; otherwise, it can deprive this marble of its original brilliance. When you remove all the dirt from its surface, then you must rinse down the entire body of the marble with warm water. Just as the procedure when you take a bath yourself, a clean soft rag is necessary to dry its body in order to make your marble shine brightly.