Marble the easy way

Marble can be a difficult material to maintain - but now, Garant has a solution

Most people who own a marble table know how difficult it can be. At Garant they have success with natural imitations of the popular natural stones that are significantly more robust - and much cheaper. Latest launch is the series Jewels, where experts themselves may doubt whether it is actually marble.

One of the major trends in tiles is natural stone such as marble and slate. But that type of stone is typically hard to keep neat and immaculate. Therefore, ceramic tiles resembling marble or sandstone, with a lot more advantages than real natural stones, are weighing heavily in the sales curves right now.

This is the case with Garant, for example, where demand for the practical tiles has been increasing in the last five years.

Also read: Handwoven delights

Garant's latest collection is Jewels from Italian manufacturer Mirage. These are ceramic tiles that can be cleaned with any kind of chemicals without affecting the color or leaving any marks. And above all, you can not see the difference between Jewels and real marble.

Another advantage of the natural imitations is that it is now possible to get a huge tile for for example a back wall or a table top. Jewels are available up to 120 x 240 cm - a size that would cost a smaller fortune in real marble.

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