It is in Greece’s DNA to gleam. Greece is a luminous “reflective” country, infused with light and its marble is considered to be of world class quality with unquestionable historical value. Since early childhood, Greeks are used to be raised and live amongst iconic marble sculptures, marble statues and architectural masterpieces that keep influencing the way the world perceives culture and tradition back from the ancient years. Every inch of this blessed rocky “cliff” in the edge of the Mediterranean, is connected to marble. Think of the iconic Neolithic statuettes, the Parthenon, Venus de Milo, the Caryatides, the Kouros, Ancient Olympia and Delphi; and you have the whole picture.
Marblellous uses only Greek marble, utilizing any remains coming from the main proseccing line of the parent company MARMARA P. PNEVMATIKOS. Greece has one of the most diverse assortment of fine quality white and light- hued marble. Other excellent varieties are also found here in many hues and colors such as black, grey, taupe, red, pink, green, etc. Some types of greek marble are translucent whilst others demonstrate a variety of patterns and formations, such as waves, streaks, swirls etc. The most genuine and famous Greek «crystalline marble» is the calcite white marble harvested from mount Pentelicus and the Dionysos quarry, the semi-white marble originated from Drama, Kavala and Tranovaltos in Kozani, the Cycladic marble of Tinos island, Naxos island and Paros island, the pink marble of Lafkos in Mount Pelion and other types of marble equally famous for their world class quality. Marble is key to the greek economy.
Demand has always been high due to its impecable quality and its strong link to Ancient Greece’s History of Sculpture and Architecture. Greece is one of the most productive marble exporting countries worldwide. During the recent past years the national production of marble products in Greece is over 1.400.000 tons, whilst Greece export the 75%-85% of its total marble harvest.