Italian Stone Names

Category: Stone Knowledge Updated: 2013/10/21 Views  Views: 2571       Likes  Likes: 209

Currently, there are many companies around the world that use generic names to identify different types of stone. This has created a problem for the stone maintenance industry. The original names were in Italian. Usually the name consists of two parts. The first part describes the color and the second part describes the name from where the stone was quarried.

ITALIAN NAME: ENGLISH COLOR: Azzuro Blue Breccia Broken Pieces Dorato/D'oro Gold Fiore Flower Giallo Yellow Negro/Nero Black Perla/Perlato Pearl Rosa Pink Rosso Red Verde Green Bianco White Example: Negro Marquina- Black Marble from Marquina, Spain. Bianco Carrara- White Marble from Carrara, Italy.

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