Our marble statues come to you direct from Italy. Our manufacturer from Italy is one of the finest manufacturers of bonded marble statues in Italy. The detailing of each marble statue is magnificent; they are made from handcrafted replicas. Our Italian marble statues look just like the original statues.
Where Are They Manufactured
All Memorials.com marble statues are made in Carrara, Italy, whose marble quarries have been in use for at least 2000 years. The first evidence that the quarries were used comes from the Roman period, and historians say the quarries began running at a peak during the imperial age, when demand for the famous Carrara rose tremendously. Today, about a million tons of marble is quarried in Carrara each year, and the Carrara Italian foundry is one of the largest in the world. Carrara marble is formed in the city's legendary mountains and is considered the finest available for sculptors. Art legends such as Donatello, Michelango and Canova have traveled to Carrara over the centuries to personally select their stone for their works. The famous Statue of David, on display in Florence, Italy, is just one of the legendary works that have been made from Carrara marble.
How Bonded Marble Statues Are Made
Today bonded marble statues are made, of a material known as bonded marble, which is a composite of natural Italian Carrara marble powder that is mixed with a resin solution. The mixture is then poured into a statue mold. The resin solution enhances the marble powder and makes the statue stronger, and superior to natural marble alone.
Cleaning of Bonded Marble Statues
To clean your marble statue we recommend using a soft brush and soap and water. Any aggressive cleaners are not good for the statue; they could take the UV coat of which is applied for protection.
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