New Calacatta Inventory

CALACATTA 2 no backgound New ProductThese are the tiles we are having cut into Calacatta Gold 12×12″ Honed and 6×12″ Calacatta Gold Honed

It has been an incredible challenge keeping Calacatta in stock and getting the quality right (many of our regular customer I know this year have been frustrated by our lack of stock).  This year we have rejected hundreds of blocks from Italy, determined to get the quality we need.  Italy itself has been struggling with pulling blocks that fits our requirement.  We are focused on offering a premium selection of Calacatta but at a price that makes sense.  Having the wider bands of veining within the tiles has been key.  This is the look we all want in the USA.  Italian’s and other European countries like the spidery thinner veining with a cream base.

In the USA and at The Builder Depot we believe it is all about the whitest possible base and wide banded veining.  These tiles pictured above will be cut up and arrive around summer 2014.  There will not be a lot of stock at first.  But throughout the year and assuming we can continue to get this quality then we will increase availability.  If you have an interest in this particular style of Carrara please let us know sales@thebuilderdepot.com.

2 Responses to New Calacatta Inventory

  1. John Bevers says:

    Is it possible to cut this calacatta gold into 21×21 or 18×18 since you are cutting it.

    • Hi John,

      Thank you for your enquiry. At this time we cannot get larger than 12×12″ in the quality we are looking for. Premium Calacatta with the very white base and perfect veining in larger tiles has been almost impossible to come by for the last 18 months. This is the quality we look for in Calacatta. Unfortunately as this is a natural product we are limited by what the mountain yields and no definitive date when we will have more.

      Sorry we do not have better news.

      Thank you
      The Builder Depot

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