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This mine has produced more marble than anywhere on Earth

Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Bernini and Rodin all sourced their marble here Located in the Apuan Alps in northern Italy, the Carrara Marble Mines have been...

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...

Shanghai quarry wins landscaping award

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden's Quarry Garden project has won a prestigious landscape practice award in London.Designed by Prof. Zhu Yufan from Tsinghua University, the...

Unraveling The Secret Of The Taj Mahal’s Original Color

Indian authorities are prepared to spruce up the world famous monument and restore its ancient hue — provided they can figure out just which...

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...

A brief history of the Welsh slate quarries

The slate quarries of north-west Wales have just been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Once, slate carved from here was sent all...

New discovery sheds light on ancient quarrying technique

Recent discoveries reveal how the ancient Egyptians moved stone blocks from the alabaster quarries of Hatnub, north of modern day Luxor, during the reign...

Aliki Ancient Marble Quarry in Thassos Island, Greece

The partially submerged ruins of a white marble quarry used in ancient Greece for over 1,200 years.  White marble was highly sought-after in ancient Greece,...

Elks National Memorial: A Spectacular Showcase of Marble from Around the World

When Chicagoans walk or drive past the stately Indiana limestone building located just a half mile west of Lake Michigan in the Lincoln Park...

Priceless marble sculptures discovered in Jerash

After years of meticulous work, a French archaeological team that has been excavating the eastern Roman baths in Jerash, unearthed several intact sculptures from...