What Is Marble Stone?

According to Wikipedia, marble stone is a metamorphic rock that forms when limestone is subjected to extreme heat and extreme pressure. This natural stone with a wide variety of patterns and colors is visible in caves and quarries. Marble is usually finely crystalline, hard, and dense and as a result can be highly polished. It is versatile enough for use throughout the home, such as fireplace facings, ornamental furnishings, walls and windowsills. You can use it on almost every surface, including vanities, shower walls, tub decks and flooring.

Iranian Marble

Iran is 3rd biggest global stone producer and the 5th richest country in the world in terms of natural stone resources specially travertine and marble. Iran ranks 1st in the world when it comes to the variety of stones, colors, quality and processing. You can find one of the best marble in different parts of Iran where has various kinds of natural stone mines. Including Isfahan, Yazd, Fars, Lorestan and so on. Iranian marble is well-known and popular worldwide. It is also exported to many countries due to its beauty, high quality and low porosity.

The Characteristics & Specifications of Marble

Marble stone is hard, sound, dense and homogeneous in texture with crystalline texture. It is free from stains, cracks, decay and weathering and comes in several colors like black, brown, gray, white, beige and so on. Marble is suitable for polishing in order to enhance its shine.

Types of Marble

We can categorize marbles based on color, size and finish. Some of the colors we offer are about Arabscato, Armani Brown, Carrara, Golden Black, Limestone, Marshal, Persian Silk, Pietra Grey, Rosalia and Spider. Although our marble block, slab and tile sizes differ depending on customer’s inquiry. Our popular tile sizes are 30×60, 40×60, 40×80, 40×100 and 40×140.


Marble Finishes

Marble has several finishes including brushed, honed, polished and leathered. These finishes will affect the appearance of the stone, as a result of this fact, in order to select the best finish style, before purchasing this product you should consider some factors such as the look and beauty of the stone, the place you would like to install it and also its application. Here, in our company, we offer our customers four textures:

  • Brushed: Brushed marble has a matte (non-reflective) finish due to wire brush treatment.
  • Honed: Honed marble is halfway between matte and glossy, creating a balanced, subtly polished look.
  • leathered: leathered finish is a newer style that is gaining more traction in the design world, it is produced by using diamond brushes making a soft sheen with a textured appearance which is more stain-resistant. It will also better accentuate your stone’s natural color.
  • Polished: Shiny and glossy, polished marble is an eye-catching, sophisticated style due to the fact that it makes the stone color pops up.

in case of additional questions about stone’s texture and finish, do not hesitate to contact our experts.


Marble Uses

Many designers, builders and architects use this product in different parts of building. For instance, floor, stairs, wall, counter, bathroom, shower, kitchen, backsplashes, sink basins, fountains, column and interior decoration.


Pros and Cons of Marble

Advantages: gorgeous and attractive, highly durable and resistant, light reflection, Good conductor of heat, various colors and finish styles.

Disadvantages: prone to staining and scratching.

Marble Block, Tile, Slab & More

In order to gain more information about marble stone, different types of it, size and colours, quality and features, uses and application, please click here to contact one of our sales consultants in Borj Stone Corporation.