Statuario Marble: All you need to know

What is Statuario Marble origin?

Statuario marble, renowned for its exquisite beauty, features the same white and grey hues found in Carrara marble, complemented by grey veining reminiscent of Calacatta slabs. This marble is distinguished by its exceptionally bright white color, which sets it apart and contributes to its rarity. Its scarcity makes Statuario one of the more expensive and sought-after marbles available on the market today. In Italy, Statuario marble is particularly revered for its suitability in carving statues, thanks to its fine grain and the ease with which it can be sculpted. This tradition underscores its historical and cultural significance.

What are Statuario Marble most common uses?

In addition to its historical use in sculpture, Statuario marble is also a premier material for both residential and commercial projects. Its striking appearance makes it an ideal choice for creating focal points in any room such as kitchen countertops or island, flooring, wall coverings, hallways and imposive reception areas entrances. The rarity and beauty of this fantastic marble ensure that it commands attention and adds a sense of luxury and elegance to any space it graces.

This beautiful white marble variety is highly versatile, working exceptionally well in large tile formats, countertop slabs, and book-matched backsplashes or wall panels. Statuario marble‘s distinctive veining and bright white background create a stunning visual impact in interior applications. However, due to its porous nature, it is not recommended for exterior use as it can be susceptible to weathering and staining, it can only be fit in exterior wall claddings.

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What’s Statuario Marble Price?

Considered among the top range of quality marble from the Carrara area, Statuario marble is prized for its rarity and exquisite beauty. Its price falls into the High-end marble range; It varies based on quality (the whiter, the less natural imperfections), size (the bigger), and thickness of slabs/tiles its price fluctuate in a range of Approx $ 150 to $ 250 per square foot or Euro 1200 to Euro 2500 per square meter.

What are the types of Statuario Marble?

Statuario marble is available in two main types: Bianco Statuario and Statuario Venato. Bianco Statuario is particularly sought after and considered higher in quality due to its pure white color and minimal veining. The veining in Bianco Statuario is typically limited to one, two, or three thick veins, known in Italian as “bastone” or “big branch, big stick,” which traverse the slab either vertically or horizontally. This type of veining adds to the marble’s dramatic and elegant appearance.

Statuario Venato, while still beautiful, features more pronounced veining patterns that can be more irregular and intricate. Both types of Statuario offer unique aesthetic qualities that can enhance various design elements in interior spaces.

Looking to buy Statuario Marble slabs or cut to size?

Whether you are seeking Statuario marble for a residential or commercial application, for flooring, countertops, or other purposes, we collaborate with an extensive network of partners and suppliers to source the finest products. Our expertise ensures that you receive marble that meets your specific design and quality requirements, helping you achieve the desired look and functionality for your project. From selecting the perfect slab to ensuring its precise installation, we are dedicated to providing a seamless and satisfying experience.

Additional Information

Suitable rooms: Bathroom, Bedroom, Hallway, Living Room, Kitchen, Conservatory

Finish: Polished or Honed / Matt

Suitable for: Indoor, Outdoor (cladding only)

Suitable surface: Wall, Floors, Countertops


  • Slabs: 20 mm Thick | size average 2400/3000 X 1300/1900 mm
  • Tiles: 10 mm Thick | size 305 X 305, 610 X 305, 610 X 610, 1220 X 610 mm
  • Cut to size: 20 mm Thick | size Bespoke

Statuario Marble wonderful Slab 20mm thick (3/4'' inches) polished

Specification Description
Material Name Statuario Marble
Origin Quarried primarily in Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
Color Bright white background with grey veining patterns
Veining Patterns Typically characterized by one, two, or three thick veins, known as “bastone” (Italian for “big branch”)
Strength High strength and durability, suitable for various applications
Applications Countertops, flooring, wall cladding, sculptures, architectural elements, etc.
Finishes Polished, honed, brushed, leathered
Thickness Commonly available in thicknesses ranging from 2 cm to 3 cm
Density Varies, but typically around 2.7 g/cm³
Water Absorption Low water absorption rate, typically less than 0.5%
Maintenance Requires periodic sealing to prevent staining and maintain appearance
Price Range High-end pricing, reflecting rarity and prestige
Unique Features Bright white color, distinctive veining patterns, association with luxury and elegance
Alternatives Calacatta Marble, Carrara Marble, Bianco Venatino Marble