Marmara Island is the largest of the Marmara Islands located in the southwest of the Marmara Sea and is an island connected to Balıkesir. This island has hosted the oldest marble quarries in the world and due to this feature, it has been the origin of the word marble in many languages. In this sense, Marmara marble can be said to be the oldest marble in the world.
White Marmara marble is a marble that has given life to important structures in both world and Turkish history. It is possible to see Marmara marble in Ephesus and Troy civilizations, many Roman and Byzantine buildings, many Ottoman palaces, Masjid-i Aqsa and many other historical buildings. Throughout history, marble has been seen as an indicator of magnificence, power and wealth.
In addition to its historical importance, striped marble is a product that has managed to be a value that does not go out of fashion with the effect of its aesthetic appearance. In addition, it has anti-bacterial properties due to its structure. One of the important reasons why it is preferred in Turkish baths is its antibacterial structure. Marmara white can be used in most indoor and outdoor areas for many years without any problems. Due to the high sulfur minerals they contain, White Marmara marbles are generally preferred in environments such as baths that require hygiene. Marmara marbles that prevent the growth of bacteria in baths, which are collective use areas; They were widely used in many Ottoman baths in history.
Marble extracted from Marmara white marble quarry is one of the most used products among local marbles. It has a beautiful white tone appearance. It can be used easily in indoor and outdoor environments as its permeability and strength structure is very good. It can be used as honed, sandblasted and polished. Our marbles extracted from our Marmara white marble quarry are among the preferred marbles for kitchen countertops, hamam, monumental building, bathroom and table work. This marble type, known as Marmara panda, also has varieties with different color tones such as classic, striped, white, gray and silver. The bars spread irregularly in the form of halos on a white background constitute the main character of Panda Marmara. Marmara white, or as it is known in the market, Marmara panda marble is a selection of barred marmara marble with a white background predominantly without sticks. Panda white marble is a semi-white color with leafless metamorphic rock with occasional darker flat veins, composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Panda white marmara marble gives a luxurious air to the area where it is applied with its white background. White Marmara marble; It is among the products preferred as floor and wall covering, basin, pool stone. Equator Marmara marble, which is a selection of blocks produced from the Marmara Island quarries, has an important place in today’s architecture with its veins as if drawn with a ruler and its style that adds a dazzling air to the structure it is used in. Equator Marmara marble has an important place in modern architecture with its straight veins.
Our marbles extracted from our Marmara white marble quarry are Sperenza, Epica Dark, Epica Light and Insula Alba. Our marbles are also known in the market as Pajamas Marble, Striped Marble, Marmara Panda Marble, Marmara Marble, Marmara White and White Marmara Marble.
Marmara pajamas marble has straight gray lines with a white tone. It is preferred in bath and bathroom works, floor and facade covering, step projects. This product, which is an indispensable part of marble bath works, can be easily preferred in indoor and outdoor areas with pajamas due to its high output and technical structure. We use this marble, which we extract and export in Marmara Island, for decorative decoration purposes in outdoor areas or for both the upper and floor areas of monumental buildings. Marmara marbles are highly preferred indoors and outdoors. White Marmara marble is used indoors and outdoors, kitchen countertops, sidewalks, street or pedestrian paths, flooring areas, rain gutters and disabled stones. The striped marble has a white background that pairs beautifully with gray veins that add movement and depth. It is specially suitable for a wide variety of interior and exterior design projects such as floor, wall covering, staircase and riser, window sills, tables and other projects in hotel, villa, specialty store and airport. Marmara white marble, is one of Turkey’s oldest marble. Marmara marbles were preferred in the Ottoman bath due to its resistance against bacteria.
Epica Light / Epica Dark marble is also used in tombstones. Tombstones are a natural stone that is abundant in Turkey, which is in the 2nd place of use and offers a beautiful shape in terms of appearance. The strength and durability of the gravestones are quite high. Epica Light / Epica Dark marble is among the marble models that are frequently used in gravestones made in our country, even in other provinces. Epica Light is a solid and easy-to-process marble model with a weight of white tones.
Epica Dark is also used in bath stones. It has solid gray lines with a white tone. Marmara marble is frequently preferred in bath stones and bath works, floor and facade covering, step projects, grave works. This product, which is an indispensable part of marble bath stones, is easily preferred in indoor and outdoor areas due to its high output and technical structure. This marble is used in outdoor areas for decorative decoration or in both the top and ground coatings of monumental structures, in gravestones and bathstones.
In English literature, Epica Light / Epica Dark marble is called “Pajamas Marble, Striped Marble, Marmara Panda Marble, Marmara Marble, Marmara White, White Marmara Marble, Equator Marmara Marble”.