- Calacatta marble is found only in the Apuan mountains of Carrara, Italy.
- Calacatta marble is often mistaken for carrara marble but has bolder veining and can be more than double the price.
- Calacatta gold and calacatta extra are even more expensive than standard calacatta.
Michelangelo’s famous “David” sculpture was carved out of marble. The iconic material has been used for centuries by artists and designers alike. And calacatta is one of the world’s most expensive types of marble. It’s more than double the price of carrara marble, yet mined in the same mountains. But the key to calacatta’s price is its rarity.
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