Marble is used in construction and it is highly valued in furniture because of the special way it reflects light, being clear and translucent. Marble walls, stairs, floors and finished work are still sought-after complements today. Marble is a stone with grains of various types and shades, always different and unpredictable, making it unique and valuable.
Marble is one of the oldest and most beautiful stones, the word marble being derived from the Greek name marmaros meaning 'shining stone'.
It was appreciated already in antiquity for its polished and luminous appearance, it enchanted ancient Greeks and Romans, and before that the people of Mesopotamia, who decided to build their most important buildings in marble for its beauty, but also for its durability.