Currently, there are many companies around the world that use generic names to identify different types of stone. This has created a problem for the stone maintenance industry. The original names were in Italian. Usually the name consists of two parts. The first part describes the color and second part describes the name from where the stone was quarried.
|ITALIAN NAME||ENGLISH COLOR|
|Dorato / D’oro||Gold|
Example: Negro Marquina is a black limestone from Marquina, Spain. Bianco Carrara is a white marble from Carrara, Italy.