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Centre d’Interprétation de la Pierre (Center for interpretation of Natural Stone) in Sprimont, Belgium

In a defunct power station formerly supplying quarries with energy, public relations work is being carried out for local stoneThe switchboard alone at the...

Notre Dame de Paris: after the catastrophe

Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral was heavily damaged by flames last Monday, much of one of the most famed examples of Gothic architecture - a...

Explore India’s Finest Marble Work at Dilwara Temple in Mt. Abu

Rajasthan’s only hill station – Mount Abu is home to Dilwara temples that are highly appreciated for their use of marble and intricate marble...

Who built Stonehenge? A brand new British Museum exhibition brings us closer to the...

The famous stone circle of Stonehenge in the English countryside is an instantly recognisable prehistoric monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Ancient humans first...

Dublin: Hidden history of Trinity’s Victorian marble wonder revealed

The hidden history of one of Dublin’s most influential and ground-breaking Victorian buildings has been revealed in a new multidisciplinary project at Trinity College Dublin. The...

Carrara marble: an excellence known all over the world

One of the most appreciated materials in the worldOne of the most popular materials in italy and also one of the most used by...

Apuan Alps: The Birthplace of Carrara Marble

The Apuan Alps are home to the so-called Italian white gold, that is marble.In this picturesque scenario, the Carrara marble caves tell the story...

Old quarries have provided a treasure trove of findings for historians

An ancient quarry has been uncovered in Malta recently after trenching works conducted by the country’s Water Services Corporation. Further research revealed it might...

Cave of the Nymphs: This is where the famous marble of Paros came from...

The Cave of the Nymphs is found at the Ancient Quarries in Marathi (4th km, Parikia-Lefkes road).The quarries date back to antiquity and marble...

The British Quarry That Hid Van Gogh, da Vinci and Rembrandt

For four years, a disused slate quarry in a remote mountain in North Wales became home to some of the world’s greatest artistic masterpieces....