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Marble Veining and Color

Marble Veining The veining and color combinations help define each marble type. The natural veining is unpredictable and will vary from one slab to the next. Within one shipment of marble slabs direct from the quarry, the patterning of the veins can range largely in size and quantity. Some types of marble have large swirling veins that give the stone high pattern movement and make the slab look like a piece of art. Other types of marble have small or hairline veins that allow the background color of the stone to become the defining factor. Although most marbles are recognizable based on the color and movement, no two slabs are alike. Unique veining is also what makes the stone valuable and desirable. Marble Color Marble has a one of the largest variations in color from the bright and bold to the subdued and neutral. Some of the more popular colors today are white, gray and cream. These colors include common names like Calacatta, Crema Marfil, and Carrara. On the bold end of the spectrum there are colors such as red found in Damascus and green found in Golden Cobra. In the middle of the spectrum there are popular choices such

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