Calacatta 2×4″ Honed just checked the price: $15.95 and Free Shipping. (for 2016).
This is perfect Calacatta Gold. Not too busy, really white base. You could buy this open a retail shop put it on a display board and charge $50.00 a Square Foot and it would sell.
So many people do not understand the mechanics of the current archaic boutique Stone and Tile distribution process. It has been operating the same way in the USA for over half a decade with the cost of the product rising well above the cost of inflation and yet availability has remained the same, technology of extraction and fabrication have improved. Have any of these savings been passed onto the consumer? Even in the dire times of 2009? No. Never. Not once! You can see the mountains of Carrara and the Tuscany region from the International Space Station.
So the excuse I hear in emails from retailers saying “real Italian Marble is no longer available” is absolute rubbish! Just go to Google Earth and show them the huge white mountains region of Carrara.
Carrara Mountains from Space.
And moving in closer the quarries. So the next time a retailer tells you he cannot get Italian Marble anymore. That is not true. You can get premium ‘C’ grade. You just need to buy a awful lot of it in one go and have people on that side of the world. Which most retailers do not.
Or simply skip them and buy online but use our guide to buy safely. More info.
Honed Calacatta 1″ Hexagon Mosaic Tile $17.95 a Square Foot (and Free Shipping). This product is also available in polished.
*Please excuse the product photography. We do not go to extraordinary lengths to make the product look like something it is not. These are taken with an iPhone in a warehouse. In our opinion it keeps it real. There is no playing around with lights or photoshop trickery it is simply what you see is what will be shipping, in the case of this customer 95/SF of this Calacatta Gold 1″ Hexagon shipping to LA. No shipping cost and no tax!