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The scale of the marble blocks at the Carrara mountains is astounding. Note the size of the workers.

this becomes our kitchen countertops and our bathroom tile!

Marble quarry Carrara - Calacatta and Statuario - best white marble in the world

A photo of a quarry where Calcatta white granite is gathered.

Carrara Micheal Angelo came here to choose his own marble - he knew he would find a piece that would tell a story

Cava n° 175 - La Piana "A"

Carrara Marble Quarry, inside the mountain

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A Marbled Italian Idyll // We explore Tuscany’s marble formations through the dreamy work of photographer Frederik Vercruysse

Pilgrimage to Carrara. A visit into a Breccia Capraia marble quarry.

Pilgrimage to Carrara. A visit into a Breccia Capraia marble quarry.

Bettogli_Italy - materiali estratti: statuario, cipollino, orizontal white, orizontal black, pietra di Carrara, calacatta, bianco venato franchiumbertomarmi: marble design

Bettogli_Italy - materiali estratti: statuario, cipollino, orizontal white, orizontal black, pietra di Carrara, calacatta, bianco venato franchiumbertomarmi: marble design

Tempo Polveroso | Still life by Frederik Vercruysse

Tempo Polveroso

Check out photographer Frederik Vercruysse's serene photographs of an Italian marble quarry.

marble quarry from Belgian photographer Frederik Vercruysse’s series ‘Tempo Polveroso’ (Pulverised Time)

An image of a marble quarry from Belgian photographer Frederik Vercruysse’s series ‘Tempo Polveroso’ (Pulverised Time) captured during an artist residency in Tuscany.

April 2013 - Fantiscritti, Carrara -  we take a guided tour of the Quarry, and shown the processes of cutting and pulling of the marble blocks. This quarry is known as the MARBLE CATHEDERAL due to its vast and cavernous rooms. They also filmed a scene from the Bond film Quantum of Solace nearby.

April 2013 - Fantiscritti, Carrara - we take a guided tour of the Quarry, and shown the processes of cutting and pulling of the marble blocks. This quarry is known as the MARBLE CATHEDERAL due to its vast and cavernous rooms. They also filmed a scene from the Bond film Quantum of Solace nearby.

Italy, Carrara

Italy, Carrara

Calacatta marble block in Italy

Calacatta marble block in Italy

Grupo Levantina on

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Marrón Emperador en cantera // Marrón Emperador marble at the quarry

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i’ve had this file going for a while… i haven’t posted it because i have yet to come to any final decisions or statements on the matter of mixing thy marbles.

Calacatta Gold marble comes from Carrara, Italy and has been quarried since the Romans.

Calacatta Gold marble comes from Carrara, Italy. It is fascinating to see the raw stone we use before it becomes counters and flooring.

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