The Origin of Carrara Marble
There are countless sorts of marble of which most of us only know a few by name. Different countries have their special marble and all of them are unique. The most sought after marble comes from Italy and many know of the famous 'Carrara marble' that comes from, yes, Carrara district in north west of Italy. Since roughly 200 B.C marble has been extracted here and since, exports all over the world continue to grow. Carrara marble especially popular around the world, mainly comes from four different mountains; Valle di Misseglia, Valle di Torrano, Valle di Bettizano and Valle di Colonnata.