Arabescato Corchia marble

What is Arabescato Corchia marble?

Arabescato Corchia Marble is a unique and luxurious natural stone celebrated for its stunning visual appeal and refined elegance. This exquisite marble is characterized by its pristine white or light gray background, which serves as a canvas for its dramatic and intricate veining. The veins, in shades of gray and black, create striking patterns that can sometimes be accented with hints of gold or green, adding an extra layer of sophistication and depth to the stone’s overall appearance.

This marble is sourced primarily from the renowned Apuan Alps region of Tuscany, Italy. This area is famous worldwide for producing some of the highest quality marble, known for its durability and beauty. The unique geological conditions in this region contribute to the distinctive veining and coloration of this Arabescato quality, making it a highly sought-after material for discerning homeowners and designers.

What is Arabescato Corchia marble used for?

Arabescato Corchia is a preferred choice for high-end applications, lending an air of opulence and luxury to any space. It is commonly used for kitchen countertops, where its robust and heat-resistant nature can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. In bathrooms, its clean and elegant appearance enhances the overall ambiance, while on floors and walls, it creates striking design features that can transform any room into a work of art. Whether used in residential homes or commercial spaces, this Marble delivers a timeless elegance that enhances the overall aesthetic of any interior design project.

Arabescato Corchia marble slab

Arabescato Corchia marble slabs
Arabescato marble corchia quality, 20mm thick, ideal use in bathrooms or as kitchen worktop countertops island

Are you looking to buy Arabescato Corchia slabs or tiles?

Available in both polished and honed finishes, this white marble can be tailored to suit a variety of design preferences and applications. The slabs or tiles are typically 20mm (3/4”) thick, providing a substantial and durable surface that is both functional and beautiful.

What is Arabescato Corchia price?

Considered among the top range of quality Marble, Arabescato Corchia is prized for its rarity and exquisite beauty. Its price falls into the High-end range; It varies based on quality (the less natural imperfections), size (the bigger), and thickness of slabs/tiles. Generally, its price fluctuates in a range of Approx $ 50 to $ 120 per square foot or Euro 450 to Euro 1150 per square meter.

Arabescato Corchia marble block

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Property Description
Appearance
Color White or light gray background with dramatic veining in shades of gray and black. Hints of gold or green may be present.
Pattern Bold, swirling veins and patterns that create a sense of movement and depth, reminiscent of traditional Italian marble.
Origin
Primary Sources Quarried primarily in the Apuan Alps region of Tuscany, Italy, particularly in the Carrara area.
Historical Significance The quarries in this region have been used for centuries, supplying marble for many historic buildings and artworks.
Composition
Mineral Composition Primarily composed of calcite (calcium carbonate), with small amounts of other minerals such as dolomite, which contribute to its unique veining and color variations.
Physical Properties
Density Typically ranges from 2.7 to 2.9 g/cm³, reflecting its solid and dense nature.
Hardness (Mohs Scale) Rated around 3, making it relatively soft compared to other natural stones like granite or quartzite.
Water Absorption Moderate to high, which means it is more porous and can be susceptible to staining if not properly sealed.
Porosity Moderate porosity necessitates regular sealing to protect against moisture and staining.
Applications
Indoor Use Commonly used for high-end interior applications, including kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, flooring, wall cladding, fireplace surrounds, and decorative elements.
Outdoor Use Primarily used indoors, but can be used outdoors in areas not exposed to harsh weather conditions.
Performance and Durability
Durability Softer and more porous than some other natural stones like quartzite
Heat Resistance Offers moderate heat resistance
Scratch and Stain Resistance Requires proper sealing and maintenance to prevent scratches and stains. Acidic substances can etch the surface if not promptly cleaned.
Maintenance
Cleaning Regular cleaning with a mild soap and water solution is recommended. Avoid abrasive cleaners and acidic substances that can damage the surface.
Sealing Periodic sealing is essential to enhance its resistance to stains and moisture. Frequency depends on usage and environment.
Repairs Minor scratches and etching can be polished out by professionals; significant damage may require replacement of affected tiles or slabs.
Environmental Impact
Sustainability Considered a sustainable option as natural stone
Recyclability Marble is recyclable and can be repurposed or used as aggregate in construction materials.
Price Range
Cost Falls within the high price range due to its premium quality, unique appearance, and the prestige associated with Italian marble. Costs vary based on quality, slab size, and veining. Approx $ 50 to $ 120 per square foot or Euro 450 to 1250 per square meter
Pros and Cons
Pros Luxurious and timeless appearance, unique veining patterns, suitable for various high-end applications, adds value and elegance to spaces.
Cons Higher initial cost, requires professional installation, periodic sealing and maintenance needed.

*If you are a private client, contractor, architect, or designer, we can deliver to you wherever you are. All you need to do is find a stone fabricator or manufacturer in your area where we can deliver our product.

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