As construction and decoration material natural stone – marble, granite, limestone, onyx and dolomite used by man since ancient times. And the first epoch in human development historians It is called "Stone Age": this Then the stone was used as material for the production of tools. Later, the stone began to be used for construction of houses and churches, construction of columns, steps, elements of decoration. Across the globe, people different countries and epochs has been left a lot of buildings, sculptures and other fine works of art made of marble, granite, dolomite. Some of them were destroyed during wars and natural disasters, but most preserved, passed the test of time – the most rigorous and ruthless connoisseur and critic. Marble Marble – one of the oldest natural stone, which was subjected to treatment. Along with the attractive appearance and variety of colors and shades, this material has high durability, reliability and durability.
Moreover, thanks to melkozernitoy structure, marble is easily sawed, cut and drilled without risk of being split into processing. Ability to create a variety of surfaces – from rough to smooth polished made him one of the favorite materials of the ancient sculptors. Especially prized white marble rocks, mined on the Greek island of Paros, in the rock mass Marpessa. It is because they were created immortal works of ancient masters – statues of goddesses, heroes and legends, epics and legends. Light yellow and velvety machined surface is perfectly suited for the sculptures, which reflected all the natural beauty of the human body.