Volakas marble displays ivory white backdrop and light grey veins with shades in deep grey and thin taupe tints. The marble is available in a polished and honed finish, making it as versatile as it is unique.
Volakas marble makes any space, be it residential or commercial; instantly appear refreshed, enchanted, and alluring.
In smaller rooms, this natural marble has the ability to maximize light to make the space feel bigger. While in larger rooms, it outshines, offering grandeur and sophistication when combined with other furniture and accessories.
Volakas is a village on the eastern areas of the Falakron Mountains. As a matter of fact, it is located in the Drama region of North Greece, next to Bulgaria. Nowadays, the name Volakas has become a generic name for a whole range of white marble quarried from this location, also known as ‘ The Carrara of Greece’. The pure white backdrop with delicate light grey veining of Volakas has become a synonym of organic elegance.
Similarly,Volakas marble has increased demand over the last two decades in architectural and design projects and renovations making this a highly desirable natural marble to work with. In addition to the Classic Volakas marble, this family of marble boasts with other variations to make any design unique.
Volakas Onyx, Volakas Brown and Volakas Cloudy all come with varied arrays in terms of pattern and colour which can be used for the different motifs and styles in play. Additionally, Volakas marble is both durable and resistant to hot temperatures and cold weathers, making it a long-term investment for any internal or external construction building.
Marble is formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals. This results in interlocking stone rocks, which look marvellous. Similarly,marble rocks vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it. Are you wondering what is marble made from? It can be made from silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others.
In addition, these natural impurities allow for endless variation of stone types. Which is one of the reasons you will notice that have made marble the most famous stone in the world.
Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of many monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc). Also, in statues (David by Michelangelo), paving and establishments of kings and emperors.
More recently, and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become affordable. This makes Volakas Marble a reality in residential homes, offices, shops, hotels and restaurants. You can also use marble and other spaces, as it never fails to impress.
Another factor that strengthens the timeless popularity of this white stone with grey veining is its luxurious appeal. Coupled with resistance, elegant looks and durability. If this was not enough, it also adds investment value it to any property in which it is applied.
As well as being 100% natural, marble varies in size, pattern and dimensions. Similarly, each marble piece unique in its appearance. It also offers, slabs dimensions that vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5 square meters. If you wish to create large panels and original designs, marble is the perfect material.
You can source our marble in both tile and slab formats. In addition, there are thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm. And we can also source in thicker sheets and blocks of marble for special projects. Feel free to get in touch for more information about this white stone.
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