Calacatta Viola marble

What is Calacatta Viola marble?

Calacatta Viola marble stands as a veritable gem among natural stones, enchanting with its unrivaled elegance and breathtaking beauty. This extraordinary marble emerges from the heart of the Carrara region, nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the Apuan Alps in Tuscany, Italy. Each slab of this stunning white marble serves as a testament to centuries of artistry and craftsmanship, embodying the rich heritage and timeless allure of this esteemed region.

Renowned for its opulent appearance, Calacatta Viola marble presents a pristine white base adorned with intricate veins that dance in mesmerizing hues of violet, lavender, and purple. These veins, weaving and intertwining across the surface, create a symphony of colors and patterns that exude a sense of intensity and sophistication. Each slab of this natural stone is a work of art in its own right, with a unique arrangement of veining that ensures no two pieces are alike, adding an element of exclusivity and allure.

As a high-end marble, Calacatta Viola commands a premium price per square meter (or foot), reflecting its rarity and unparalleled beauty. The cost of this marble may vary depending on factors such as quality, size, and thickness of slabs, further adding to its allure and exclusivity.

What is Calacatta Viola marble used for?

Due to its rarity and unique coloration, the availability of this marble is exceedingly limited compared to other marbles, making it a highly sought-after choice for special projects where its distinct beauty can be showcased and celebrated. Discerning homeowners, architects, and designers alike covet this exquisite marble for its exceptional beauty and distinctive coloration, which elevate any space to new heights of elegance and luxury. Calacatta Viola marble finds its place of honor in a variety of interior applications, from the sleek sophistication of kitchen countertops and islands to the captivating allure of bathroom vanity tops and walls.

Calacatta Viola Marble

Calacatta Viola Marble

Calacatta Viola Marble slab

Calacatta Viola Marble slabs
Calacatta Viola marble slabs 20mm thick, polished or honed. Ideal to use as kitchen countertops worktops and bathroom wall and floors

What is Calacatta Viola slabs and tiles availability?

 Its versatility knows no bounds, with slabs and tiles available in polished or honed finishes and a thickness of 20mm (3/4”), offering endless possibilities for creative expression and design. For those captivated by the allure of Calacatta Viola, we invite you to inquire about our current stock availability and embark on a journey of discovery to transform your interiors into havens of unparalleled beauty and sophistication.

What is Calacatta Viola price?

Considered among the top range of quality Marble, Calacatta Viola 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 $ 80 to $ 150 per square foot or Euro 750 to Euro 1450 per square meter.

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

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Property Description
Name Calacatta Viola Marble
Origin Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
Base Color Bright white to creamy white
Veining Intricate veining patterns in shades of purple, violet, and sometimes pink or gray, traverse the surface of the marble.
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 $ 80 to $ 150 per square foot or Euro 750 to Euro 1450 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.

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