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Calacatta Tiles: Features and Advantages
on: December 28, 2021, 07:39:43 AM


Calacatta marble stones are Italian natural stones mined from the Carrara region in the northern mountains of Italy. These stones are one of the most expensive and exotic types of Carrara marbles found in the Carrara region.

Calacatta marble tiles are creamy-white with distinct veins, giving them a distinctive style. These marbles have been used since Ancient Rome to construct temples, monuments, statues, etc.

This article discusses the features, types, and advantages of Calacatta tiles in building construction.

Features of Calacatta Tiles

1. Calacatta tiles have bold, thick and unstructured veins.

2. They have a soothing white background and fewer veins than other marble types. Hence, they can be easily incorporated into a design.

3. The color of veins in Calacatta tile varies from gray to gold, with a standard white background.

4. Calacatta marble tiles are extracted only from the Carrara region of Italy. Their production is limited and well-controlled from this quarry. Hence, these stones are rare and expensive.

5. Each Calacatta tile has a unique vein. Hence it is not suitable for installation in places where a consistent look is required.

6. The different types of Calacatta marbles are:
— Calacatta oro
— Calacatta gold
— Calacatta michelangelo
— Calacatta extra
— Calacatta borghini

7. Calacatta marble tiles are used for the following applications:
— Kitchen walls and countertops
— Bathroom tiles
— Floor tiles for luxury homes and offices


Figure-2: Calacatta Marble Tiles For Bathrooms

Advantages of Calacatta Marble Tiles

The main advantages of Calacatta marble tiles are:

1. Calacatta marble tiles are rare and luxurious pieces that can be used for building floors and walls.

2. They provide a unique and elegant look to the space.

3. Calacatta tiles blend easily with the surrounding interior design and colors.

4. They are non-porous, and stain and heat resistant.

5. They are highly durable and easy to maintain.

FAQs


What are Calacatta marble tiles?

Calacatta marble stones are Italian natural stones mined from the Carara region in the northern mountains of Italy. Calacatta marble tiles are creamy-white with distinct veins, giving them a distinctive style. These marbles have been used since Ancient Rome to construct temples, monuments, statues, etc.

What are the disadvantages of Calacatta marble tiles?

Calacatta marble tiles are extracted only from the Carrara region of Italy. Their production is limited and well-controlled from this quarry. Hence, these stones are rare and expensive.














 

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