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Jaswant Thada – An Architectural Marvel Worth Seeing

It was made of pure white marble that retains its allure to date Jaswant Thada in Jodhpur is Rajasthan’s very own marble mausoleum marvel and is...

Rosso antico και porfido verde antico: laconic but luxurious stones!

Article by Peter Tzeferis*Marmor Taenarium and rosso antico were the names given by the Greeks, but especially the Romans, in the red marble, which,...

Perry World House: How the University of Pennsylvania Used Natural Stone to Transform its...

The newest building on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia, PA is Perry World House. As a hub for international exchange and activity,...

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...

Marble sites unearthed in the Greek Islands

Three ancient Karystos shale marble quarries have been discovered on the Greek island of Evia.The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced that the...

Michelangelo’s marble route in Apuan Alps

Five hundred years ago, Pope Leo X forced Michelangelo to leave his beloved Carrara and find new quarries in the impenetrable surroundings of Pietrasanta...

British stone to finish development of Barcelona basilica after 137 years

Marshalls Stone, the Yorkshire-based company, has been appointed to supply natural stone to help complete the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona after more than 100...