Volakas White Marble Tile 12x24x3/8″
Volakas, from which the stone takes its name, is a remote village on the eastern flanks of the Falakron mountains in the Drama area of North Greece, close to the borders with Bulgaria. Today the name Volakas has become almost generic for a whole range of white and semi-white types of marble which are extracted from these mountains.
The popularity of this range of Volakas marble continues to grow at an astonishing rate and it is exported in large quantities to all parts of the world. The white backround with light grey veining corresponds with nearly everyone’s perception of the most beautiful marble and it is specified by architects for many of the world’s most important buildings.
White Volakas marble has been prized for its use in sculptures since classical times. This preference has to do with its softness, relative isotropy and homogeneity, and a relative resistance to shattering. Also, the low index of refraction of calcite allows light to penetrate several millimeters into the stone before being scattered out, resulting in the characteristic waxy look which gives “life” to marble sculptures of the human body.
Volakas Marble can be used : Exterior, Interior, Flooring, Water walls, fountains and water features, Bathrooms, Spas, Saunas and Showers, Stone wall Facing and Panels
MMG MARBLE & GRANITE Provides special cut-to-size projects, completed in our factories overseas for commercial and residential use.
MMG stocks a wide variety to stone in our, Maryland distribution center. Marble, granite, travertine, onyx, quartzite in 2cm, 3cm and 5cm slabs, tiles and mosaics. We import materials for 5 continents-21 countries.
Quarry blocks are cut and split employing the latest diamond cutting technology for dimension stone extraction.
Our products are always inspected prior to shipment to ensure that the materials are of the best quality.
|STONE TYPE:||Volakas White Marble|
|COLOR:||White with Brown Veins|
|DIMENSIONS:||12 X 24|