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Villa Cala Volpe
A sculptural villa lies on the peninsula of Abbiadori, overlooking the magnificent Cala Volpe in one of themost beautiful panoramas of Sardinia.
Primavera Marble: Origin, History, and Commercial Varieties￼
Primavera marble is the commercial name of a compact (pure) calcareous marble of beige, brown, or pinkish color. Also known as “Breccia Primavera” this kind of lithotype is extracted in the quarries of Nuvolera, in the province of Brescia, next to Monte Bolle.
The Luni Marble of Doriphor by Polyclitus￼
The Doriphor (from the Greek word “doriforos”, which means “spear-bearer”) is a marble sculpture that dates back to the first half of the 5th century, as of today exhibited in the national archeological museum of Naples. The sculpture is the best Roman copy found in
The Arch de La Défense in Paris: An Imponent Modern Building Made of Carrara Marble
The big Arch de La Défense, which in French translates to “La Grande Arche de La Défense”, is both an homage to the tradition and an avantgarde work. Inaugurated in 1989 on the occasion of the bicentenary of the French Revolution, the arch is a
Brazilian Ardisia: characteristics and uses
Brazilian Ardisia is a variety of metamorphic stones imported from Brazil. Particularly resistant to atmospheric agents, it’s ideal both for outdoor and indoor environments, after being properly processed. The easiness of the processing work, the affordability, and the excellent duration in time have contributed to
Fashion and marble: the project by Carrieres Du Hainaut
What link can unite Hainaut Blue Stone®, the most elegant and emblematic of Belgian natural stones, with the light and airy hats created by Fabienne Delvigne, official supplier to the Belgian Court? An innate sense of aesthetics and refinement, a spirit brimming with inventiveness, an