Calacatta Paonazzo marble

What is Calacatta Paonazzo marble?

Calacatta Paonazzo Marble, quarried from the prestigious Carrara region in Italy, is a luxurious and highly esteemed natural stone known for its exquisite beauty and unique veining patterns. This marble boasts a clean white to creamy white base, providing a striking contrast to the intricate veining that dances across its surface. The veins come in rich shades of gray and are often accented with hints of golden or beige, adding a touch of warmth and elegance. These veins are typically thick and dynamic, creating a sense of movement and depth that brings the stone to life. Each slab of Calacatta Paonazzo is unique, with variations in veining intensity and distribution, ensuring that no two pieces are exactly alike, which contributes to its exclusivity and desirability.

The luxurious appeal of this stunning white marble commands a high price per square meter (square foot), reflecting its high-end status. The cost of this marble can vary based on factors such as the quality, size, and thickness of the slabs available. Despite the investment, the unparalleled beauty and sophistication of this stone make it a prized choice for those seeking to create elegant and timeless interiors.

What is Calacatta Paonazzo marble used for?

Calacatta Paonazzo Marble is incredibly versatile and suitable for a wide range of interior applications. In kitchens, it makes for stunning countertops that serve as both functional surfaces and focal points of luxury. In bathrooms, its rich veining and elegant appearance enhance vanity tops, walls, and floors, creating serene and upscale environments. The marble’s unique patterns also make it ideal for wall cladding and flooring, where it can transform ordinary spaces into extraordinary showcases of natural beauty.

Calacatta Paonazzo Marble

Calacatta Paonazzo marble slab

Calacatta Paonazzo Marble slab

Calacatta paonazzo marble slab
Fantastic Calacatta Paonazzo marble slab, honed or polished, 20mm thick. ideal for interior design projects: as kitchen countertops worktops, bathroom wall and floors

What is Calacatta Paonazzo slabs and tiles availability?

The slabs & tiles are typically available in a substantial 20mm (3/4”) thickness, ensuring durability and ease of installation for various design projects. One of the most striking applications of Calacatta Paonazzo Marble is in bookmatched installations. This technique involves aligning two mirrored slabs to create symmetrical patterns, enhancing the visual impact and making a bold design statement. Whether polished to a high gloss to accentuate its color and veining, or honed to a matte finish for a more subdued look, this marble’s surface treatments further enhance its aesthetic appeal. 

What is Calacatta Paonazzo price?

Considered among the top range of quality Marble, Calacatta Paonazzo 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 $ 70 to $ 140 per square foot or Euro 650 to Euro 1350 per square meter.

Calacatta Paonazzo marble slab 20mm thick (3/4'' inches)


Property Description
Name Calacatta Paonazzo Marble
Origin Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
Base Color Bright white to creamy white
Veining Thin linear veins in shades of gray-black, with subtle gold or beige undertones
Texture Smooth
Finish Options – Polished (high-gloss finish) – Honed (matte finish)
Available Forms – Slabs – Tiles
Available Thicknesses – 20 mm – 30 mm    (3/4”) – (1 1/4”)
Standard Slab Size Varies; typically around 2800 mm x 1600 mm or larger
Applications – Kitchen countertops – Bathroom vanity tops – Wall cladding – Floor installations – Bookmatched feature walls
Durability Durable but softer than granite; can be prone to scratching, chipping, and etching
Maintenance Regular sealing recommended; clean with pH-neutral stone cleaners to avoid damage
Absorption by Weight Approximately 0.2% to 0.5%
Density Approximately 2.7 g/cm³
Compressive Strength Approximately 160 MPa (varies by specific quarry and batch)
Flexural Strength Approximately 10-15 MPa (varies by specific quarry and batch)
Abrasion Resistance Medium; suitable for residential and light commercial traffic
Chemical Resistance Good resistance to acids and alkalis with appropriate sealing
Thermal Resistance Good thermal resistance; however, thermal shock should be avoided
Environmental Impact Natural stone; extraction and processing have environmental impacts
Sustainability Can be recycled; long-lasting material
Installation Considerations – Requires skilled installation  – Must be sealed properly to prevent staining – Substrate must be prepared to support weight
Cost High-end; varies based on quality, size, and thickness of slabs/tiles.Approx $ 70 to $ 140 per square foot or Euro 650 to Euro 1350 per square meter
Common Pairings – Often paired with complementary materials like brass fixtures, white cabinetry, and natural wood finishes  – Works well with other high-end stones such as granite and quartz
Supplier Notes Request actual stock photos for exact veining and color matching. Availability may vary; check with suppliers for current stock and lead times.

*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.