Already known as one of the well-established stone suppliers in Brazil, Itaarte Industria e Comércio de Mármores e Granitos Ltda. of Sao Paulo, has expanded its product line with the acquisition of an onyx quarry in the Andes Mountains of Argentina. The quarry yields stone in shades of blue, caramel, brown and white, and the onyx is processed into a wide variety of finished products.
“With the acquisition of its own onyx quarry, Itaarte comes to be one of the principal suppliers of this semi-precious stone,” explained Silvia De Tommaso, Managing Director of Itaarte. “Each new proposal for design applications - mosaics, tables, ornaments or sink bowls, among others - gains a new refinement due to the natural translucence of this material, which has the color and the spirit of the Andes.