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Images: Koper & Marmer | Marble iPhone Case | Coco Lake. Vintage Nemadji Vase 1930s | Desert Pottery. Tonic | Luderitz Dining Table

I can think of few words that roll off the tongue with more elegance and grace than marmoreal, meaning of or like marble. This classical medium has been #trending for, oh… say, thousands of years. Literally.

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Images: Endpaper 03 Blue Marbled. Blue Jay Marble | Acne Studios. Quinn Agate Table
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Images:1-Reclaimed marble sink with marble shelf | Givone, Remodelista 2-A hand-carved Turkish marble basin sits against white subway tiles  3-Marble double basin on legs | The Water Monopoly 4-Decormarmi marble basins and tray

The use of marble in buildings, monuments, interior decoration, statuary, table tops, and novelties stretches back into antiquity and as a result, it is steeped in style, finesse, nobility and innovation. It has become a cultural symbol of tradition and refined taste.

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Images: Marble side table | West Elm. Marble bowl designed by James Irvine. NOMIA – Boxy t-shirt 8
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Images: Algedi Table | Marble/Copper. Flora Side Table

 

The list of its covetable properties is as long as it’s history; from its varied and vivid patterns, to its resistance to abrasion, its ability to transmit and reflect light and its inimitable capacity to add a very special kind of glamour, we reckon that marble is the way forward.

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Images: Marble Pound Cake, Park Hill Collections Paddle Marble Cheese Board, http://sasaantic.com

As you can see, you incorporate marble all over you home; as flooring, wall features, furniture, accessories, vanities, work surfaces and even in your wardrobe and on your dinner table!

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Images: Magic Marble Wall Panel, Marble Wallpaper | Ferm Living Shop. Marble Wall | http://www.intrdecline.com

Yes, the unique, superior qualities of marble can be a little pricey, but it is the kind of investment in your home that you will never regret.

You can also be smart about it ­­–introduce imitation marble tiles or wallpaper to lend your space that classic elegance.

Compiled by Bielle and Storm Ross


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