• Carrara | Visit Tuscany

    Carrara, loed in the Apuan Riviera in Northern Tuscany, has always been known as the marble city merges into the Alps in a succession of diverse and fascinating landscapes, dominated by white mountain tips and marble extracted from quarries, which has been at the foundations of the town's history and fortune.

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  • Carrara Marble Quarry, Italy | Aerial Photography by ...

     · Carrara's marble quarry in Italy Carrara marble quarries in the Apuan Alps Carrara Marble exclusively of cream and white tones, Aerial photos of "Carrara Marble" Carrara marble is a type of white or bluegrey marble of high quality, the outstanding quality of this white Carrara Marble has been known since Roman times. Source Behance / Photogrist / Bernhardlang / Nytimes / Rate this ...

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  • Apuan Marble Quarriese

    the apuan quarries, marble quarry, blocks, statuario, calata, gioia, arabeso, massa carrara

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  • Historical Reading List: Carrara Marble

     · 14CDating from an Old Quarry Waste Dump of Carrara Marble (Italy): Evidence of PreRoman Exploitation, G. Bruschi, A. Criscuolo, E. Paribeni, and G. Zanchetta, Journal of Cultural Heritage, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 36, (2004). Carbon dating of ancient rock waste indies that efforts to recover marble at Carrara extend back to approximately 750 BC, a time that predates the conquest of the area by ...

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  • Bianco Carrara Marble | Italian White Carrara Marble

    ItalIan Carrara Marble. Beginning our business, we focused on white material. Our excellent rapport with quarry owners has made us a good choice for our clients. So nowadays customers are able to benefit from our richest selections of white marbles such as Bianco Carrara, Calata, Statuario, Arabeso, Volakas, Thassos and Pirgon.

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  • Carrara Italy Marble Quarries

    Carrara Italy Marble Quarries. Aug 24, 2020nbsp018332From the Italian coastal road linking Genoa to Lucca, in a 30176C heat, the 1,000meter 3,000 feet high peaks of the Apuan Alps seem covered in snow. From the city of Carrara, the winding road gains altitude before the first narrow tunnels appear. The peaks eventually reveal their true nature the open quarries of white Carrara marble. Jeep ...

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  • CARRARAMARBLE QUARRIES

    Meet your driver in La Spezia and depart to the amazing Carrara marble quarries. This is the place where throughout 2000 years it has been excavated this white and shiny stone which has been used for building and decorating churches, palaces and cities in Italy and around the world. Donatello, Michelangelo, Bernini and many other sculptors and architects loved and still love to use this unique ...

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  • Tours – Carrara Marble Tour

    50minute tour of the marble quarries above Carrara; Rates. 12,00 € for person. 6,00 € for children up to age 6. The Quarryman Breakfast. Try the special "Quarryman Breakfast" at the restaurant Il Poggio (on reservation), experiencing the typical meal of local miners! Discover the real lardo di Colonnata, the traditional herbed backfat that is left to age into white marble vats ...

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  • What's the difference between Calata and Carrara Marble ...

     · Calata marble comes from quarries found in the Apuan Mountains in Carrara, Italy. What most people don't realize is that Calata marble doesn't come from one specific mountain or quarry. There is a vast mountain range in the Carrara region in Italy, with each quarry producing a variety of white marbles such as Bianco Carrara, Goiai, Venatino, Statuario, and Calata marble. .

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  • Day trip from Cinque Terre: Carrara marble quarries ...

     · One of these day trips is a visit to the Carrara marble quarries in nearby northern Tuscany. I've lived here for nearly sixteen years and I'm almost embarrassed to say that I actually only visited the Carrara marble quarries this year (*gasp*). At just an hour from the Cinque Terre, there's really no excuse! Carrara marble is the most prized and famous marble in the world and it is mined ...

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  • Stable isotopes and archaeological geology: the Carrara ...

    The principal marble quarries of Italy for the past 2000 years have been those of Carrara. In Roman times, the marble was exported all over the ancient world. Renaissance quarries were opened up in Seravezza; both the Seravezza and the Carrara quarries have been exploited until today. The correct identifiion of Carrara marble has always been a problem because it was traded so widely in ...

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  • Touring the Carrara Marble Mines

     · However, the month is May, and I'm in the Carrara Marble quarries of Italy, the "Marble Mountains," the same place Michelangelo came to select the purest blocks in the 16th century. Whether you see Michelangelo's famous statue of David in Florence or a copy somewhere else, the sublime masterpiece will make you question the method.

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  • Quarries | Marble Italia Ltd

    Italian quarries: where the journey begins Every individual quarry contains a multitude of different types of rock, with many of the pieces dating back millions of years. Cooperating with quarry owners across Italy, Marble Italia sources various types of marble and porphyry, allowing you a vast choice of stone for your commercial or private project.

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  • Edward Burtynsky | CARRARA MARBLE QUARRIES #31, CARRARA ...

    View CARRARA MARBLE QUARRIES #31, CARRARA, ITALY (1993) By Burtynsky Edward; Chromogenic colour print; cms x cm; Signed; Edition. Access more artwork lots and estimated realized auction prices on MutualArt.

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  • The marble quarries in Fantiscritti / Carrara | Hanna ...

    The marble quarries in Fantiscritti / Carrara. In the Apuan Alps, the famous Carrara marble was formed from limestone sediments about 200 million years ago. The marble quarries in Carrara are world famous. Michelangelo already obtained the raw material for his works in the Carrara area. One of the most famous quarries is Fantiscritti above Carrara.

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  • The Marble Quarries of Carrara |

     · Rogue Carver on the Loose in Italy Part 14, The Marble Quarries of Carrara. In my previous post I mentioned being shocked at the scale of the Carrara marble industry along with the quite gargantuan scope of quarrying. And so around a week ago I headed The Bee, my trusty rented Fiat Panda, north in order to see for myself the legendary marble quarries of Carrara. At this point I .

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    Marmi di Carrara srl has been active in the stone sector since 1956 offering our own as well as exclusive ranges of marble, granite, onyx and stone products. Our company specializes in finding rare and precious materials and supplying quality products at the best prices for .

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  • 'We Don't Need Another Michelangelo': In Italy, It's ...

     · CARRARA, Italy — For centuries, the massive marble quarries above the Tuscan town of Carrara have yielded the raw material for the polished masterpieces of Italian sculptors like Michelangelo ...

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  • White Carrara Marble

    White Carrara Marble is a special material of the highest quality that is extracted from the Campanili quarry loed between Colonnata, Fantiscritti and Miseglia, both in Carrara, Italy. White Carrara Campanili Marble, one of the exclusive marbles of Furrer Carrara is a natural stone that is able to match the tradition to modernity, a versatile, elegant and sophistied material ...

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  • Quarries, Quarries Owners

    Quarries In Italy You can find many Quarries In Italy and buy cheap Quarries In Italy blocks,slabs and tiles from Quarry owner.

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