Statuario, Torano Tile Series

Website

In 1518 when Michaelangelo went to Cervaiola quarry on Tuscany’s Mount Altissimo he discovered his idea of perfect marble. In his opinion it was more precious than the famous nearby Carrara marble. However, Cervaiola was very hard to reach. For many years there after he tried to open up a road to Cervaiola so he could take advantage of the Statuario marble and finish the façade of the San Lorenzo Church in Florence.

Unfortunately, he never managed to complete his dream! Fortunately, TAU has been able to replicate this Statuario marble in 45x90cm called Torano. With its glazed surface and choice between a polished or natural finish, there is no sealing required, unlike that of the real stone Michaelangelo was wanting to harvest. 

Visit company website
Request price / brochure
Contact the supplier

Also from Global Tile

Show more categories!
Done tagging
Full screen

Statuario, Torano Tile Series

In 1518 when Michaelangelo went to Cervaiola quarry on Tuscany’s Mount Altissimo he discovered his idea of perfect marble. In his opinion it was more precious than the famous nearby Carrara marble. However, Cervaiola was very hard to reach. For many years there after he tried to open up a road to Cervaiola so he could take advantage of the Statuario marble and finish the façade of the San Lorenzo Church in Florence.

Unfortunately, he never managed to complete his dream! Fortunately, TAU has been able to replicate this Statuario marble in 45x90cm called Torano. With its glazed surface and choice between a polished or natural finish, there is no sealing required, unlike that of the real stone Michaelangelo was wanting to harvest. 

Visit company website
Request price / brochure
Contact the supplier

Also from Global Tile

Show more categories!
Done tagging
Full screen

Statuario, Torano Tile Series

In 1518 when Michaelangelo went to Cervaiola quarry on Tuscany’s Mount Altissimo he discovered his idea of perfect marble. In his opinion it was more precious than the famous nearby Carrara marble. However, Cervaiola was very hard to reach. For many years there after he tried to open up a road to Cervaiola so he could take advantage of the Statuario marble and finish the façade of the San Lorenzo Church in Florence.

Unfortunately, he never managed to complete his dream! Fortunately, TAU has been able to replicate this Statuario marble in 45x90cm called Torano. With its glazed surface and choice between a polished or natural finish, there is no sealing required, unlike that of the real stone Michaelangelo was wanting to harvest. 

Visit company website
Request price / brochure
Contact the supplier
Done tagging
Full screen