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Web Exclusive: An Array of New Materials at the Verona Stone Fair

October 15, 2008

Each year, the world's stone industry converges on Verona, Italy, for the Marmomacc stone fair. Stone suppliers from around the globe rely on this event to unveil the latest materials and finishes to the marketplace. The following is a sample of the stone materials that were on display in the halls of Marmomacc 2008.

Antolini Luigi & C: Rose Quartz Bar and Swarovski-accented Semi-Precious Slabs

Antolini Luigi & C: Blue Agate, adorned with Swarovski crystal designs by Fiona Swarovski

Antolini Luigi & C: Grigio Amani, enhanced Swarovski crystal patterns

Bramagran: Nougat

Bramagran: Pictor

Bresciana Graniti: Birds Granite

Cajugram: Brown Abstract

Cereser: Onice Fantastico

Cereser: Onice Smeraldo Super Extra

Decolores: Bronzite

Gem Granites: Lava Jewel

Gramil: Cassis

Granite Mart: Lavender Blue

Granite Mart: Tan Brown

Granitex: Oxford Gold

Granitex: Sage Brush

Grein: Cosmic Gold

Itapoama: Moon Night and Super White Dolomite

JMS: Jura Stone

Levantina: Crema Marfil Trama

Magnitos: New unnamed silver material

Magnitos: Sunrise

Marcolini Marmi: A technological breakthrough that allows for the stone to have oil-repellant, antibacterial and self-cleaning properties.

Marmi La Precisa: Crystal Glass Stone

Marmocil: Emerald Quartz

Marmocil: Magma Black

Pemagran: Ibere Mari Blue in leather and polished finishes

Pokarna: Black quartz surfacing

Pokarna: Coral Gold granite

Rock of Ages: Galactic Blue

Santa Clara: Cristalita Honey and Cristalita Blue

Santa Clara: Golden Wood and Tropical Blue

Serra Norte: Mascavo Granite

Tab India: Khazana

Tekmar: Crema Extra

Tekmar: New Carrara marble

Tekmar: Terra-Cotta marble

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Tureks: Skyline White marble

Umberto Franchi had an award winning booth design