Breccia Capraia marble
Breccia Capraia marble boasts a beautiful array of warm hues, ranging from rich gold to soft creams and deep browns. Its patterns are truly one-of-a-kind, featuring swirling veins and flecks that resemble delicate paintwork.
The Worktop Library introduces the stunning Breccia Capraia marble. With its unique patterns and colour variations, this marble will surely add a touch of luxury to any space.
Breccia Capraia marble boasts a beautiful array of warm hues, ranging from rich gold to soft creams and deep browns. Its patterns are truly one-of-a-kind, featuring swirling veins and flecks that resemble delicate paintwork. The stone’s natural beauty is simply breathtaking, making it the perfect choice for those looking to add classic glamour to their home.
But it’s not just the aesthetics that make this marble so desirable. Its durability and versatility make it a practical choice for homeowners looking to incorporate natural stone into their homes. So whether you’re looking to create a statement wall, a luxurious bathroom, or a sleek kitchen countertop, Breccia Capraia marble is sure to make a lasting impression.
Try incorporating this marble in a room with other natural materials, such as wood and brass, to elevate your space. The marble’s warm tones complement the wood’s rich hues, while the brass accents add glamour.
Where does Breccia Capraia come from?
Breccia Capraia marble is a type of natural stone from Elba island, off the coast of Tuscany, Italy. It is quarried on the island and is known for its unique patterns and colour variations. This marble is highly sought after due to its luxurious appearance and durability, making it a popular choice for high-end architectural and interior design projects.
For centuries, Breccia Capraia has been used on many famous buildings with examples, such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Washington Monument and Queen Victoria’s memorial in St. James Park in London.
Another interesting fact about marble Breccia Capraia is that the last sequence of Planet of the Apes (1968) was filmed on its island.
How can I use Breccia Capraia marble?
When it comes to Breccia Capraia marble, the possibilities for beautiful interior design combinations are endless. In a classic interior, this natural stone’s rich, warm tones add a touch of elegance and sophistication. Use it as a statement piece on your fireplace surround or as a luxurious countertop in your kitchen.
For a modern twist, combine the marble with modern, minimalist furniture and clean lines. Use it as a focal point on a feature wall or as a unique flooring option. The contrast of the marble’s organic textures with modern design elements will create a visually striking space.
Industrial interiors are all about raw materials and exposed elements, and Breccia Capraia marble is the perfect addition to this aesthetic. Use it as a kitchen countertop or a bathroom vanity top. The natural variations in the stone will add a touch of character to the space.
In a rustic interior, the natural tones and textures of Breccia Capraia marble will blend seamlessly. Use it as a backsplash behind a farmhouse sink or as a hearth surround in a rustic living room. The marble will add a touch of warmth to the space, making it feel cosy and inviting.
You can use Breccia Capraia marble in a farmhouse in many ways. Use it as a kitchen worktop or island, a bathroom vanity top, or even flooring in a mudroom or entryway. The natural variations in the stone will add character and charm to the space.
In addition to using Breccia Capraia marble as a standalone material, you can combine it with other materials to create a unique and exciting space. For example, combine it with woods like oak or walnut for a warm, rustic feel, or pair it with stainless steel and glass for a modern, industrial look. The possibilities are endless.
Breccia Capraia specifications
Price Group: 3
Finishes: Polished, honed
Thicknesses: 2 cm, 3 cm
Average slab size: 270 x 180 – 310 x 195 cm
Heat resistance: 350 °C
Hardness: 3 (out of 10 on Moh’s scale)
Applications: kitchen worktops, barbecue, pool liner, fireplace, furniture, splashbacks, shelves and other uses.
Usage: Indoor and outdoor
Natural marble is a fantastic option for kitchen worktops, upstands, or walls in homes and businesses. It has remained the king of worktops for centuries thanks to the mix of eternal beauty, high performance and affordability it offers.
- Natural marble is UV suitable, making it a perfect outdoor worktop material.
- You can choose marble in various finishes: Polished, Leather, Honed, Bush-Hammered, Satinato, and more.
- Each slab of natural marble worktop is unique to you and your project. Nature does not create two identical marble slabs.
- Marble can withstand exceptionally high heat (up to 300 degrees Celsius) and offers excellent scratch and stain resistance performance.
- When you embark on a kitchen or bathroom renovation, you will most likely consider how the material would improve the appearance and functionality of your house. However, with marble, you can also consider how it can boost the property's value. Your home is a significant investment, and adding marble worktops can help increase its value in the future.
Breccia Capraia marble's technical features are the following (petrographical classification):
- Density: 2430 kg/m3
- Frost Resistance: EN 14617-5:2012
- Flexural Strength: EN 14617-11 and EN 14617-12 ASTM C880-18
- Water Absorption: 0.05% (kg)
- Abrasion Resistance: 52 cm (C241-15)
- Chemical Resistance: ASTM C650
- Mohs (Scratch) Hardness: 3
As a natural material, marble's warranty comes from nature and has inherent flaws and fractures that make it unique.
You can select from our Sensa, Naturamia, and Granith stone collections of branded natural materials if you prefer marble with a warranty. Our manufacturer's warranties for natural stone worktops range from 2 to 15 years.
RETURNS AND SHIPPING POLICY RETURNS
Except for damaged surfaces, all sales are final. Please call 020 39760029 or email HELLO@WORKTOPLIBRARY.CO.UK for more information before mailing exchanges or purchasing return products installed in faulty or damaged condition.
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We process all orders within one business day. However, specific stones may have longer lead times due to high demand or special-order items from other countries.
DELIVERY & INSTALLATION COSTS
We compute delivery and installation costs at the time of purchase. Our team of professional stone fitters install all stone surfaces.
Installation and delivery charges vary depending on weight, site access, and delivery location from our workshop in West London, United Kingdom.
INSTALLATION & DELIVERY ADDRESSES
Stone worktop installation is available in London and up to 150 miles of surrounding areas. Don't hesitate to get in touch with our Worktop Library Service Team at (20) 39760029.