Port Laurent marble is a black natural stone that delivers pure elegance and glamour to any living and architectural space, whether applied for urban lifestyles or used in a town house. Port Laurent has an elegant dark brown coloured backdrop and interwoven golden veining for a unique and dramatic effect. Read More
Port Laurent marble is a black natural stone that delivers pure elegance and glamour to any living and architectural space, whether applied for urban lifestyles or used in a town house.
Port Laurent has an elegant dark brown coloured backdrop and interwoven golden veining for a unique and dramatic effect.
Originally quarried in the region of Biougra, Agadir, in the South of Morocco and also known with other names such as Port Saint Laurent, Port St Laurent, Port Saint Lorant, Port Laurent Marble this is a timeless classic stone that will last for decades to come.
The versatility of finishes is one of the great addition of the stone which comes in polished, honed and leather finishes.
Marble has been formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals, resulting in interlocking stone rocks that vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it; which can be silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others. These natural impurities allow for an endless variation of stone types which have made marble the most famous natural stone in the world.
Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc), statues (David by Michelangelo and paving amongst establishments of kings and emperors.
More recently and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become more affordable and is present in the most beautiful homes as well as in hotels, restaurants and other spaces that dazzle onlookers.
Marble has also gained popularity due to its luxurious appeal, timeless looks, durability and value it provides to any property in which it is applied.
Marble is a 100% natural product that varies in size, pattern and dimensions; making each piece unique. Slabs dimensions vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5m2.
Marble comes in standard thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm but can be sourced in thicker sheets and block formats.
Features and benefits of marble: