Published: 7 Jul 2017
ICERTIAS certification for PIATRAONLINE

International Certification Association GmbH (ICERTIAS) is a worldwide organization based in Zurich, Switzerland, operating in more than 40 countries on four continents. ICERTIAS supports and promotes the global recognition and quality of products. Moreover, ICERTIAS encourage close collaboration between organizations specialized in certification, research and testing with the aim of developing global strategies and procedures for testing, research and certification. ...

Published: 17 May 2017
The surrealism and humour of natural stone. The art of Hirotoshi Itoh.

"Although I like with many types of stone, most of my creations are based on optimizing the stone's original shape", says the artist. This "optimizing " means basically ......

Published: 16 May 2017
Calacatta Lucina marble, the epitome of elegance

The word "marble" comes from the Greek «μάρμαρο» (marmaro), which means shining stone. And Calacatta Lucina marble is one of the glossiest ston......

Published: 2 May 2017
Natural stone can sing. The art and concerts of Pinuccio Sciola.

Pinuccio Sciola (1942-2016) studied in Cagliari and Florence and although he traveled all over the world, he always returned to his native Sardinia from where he collected his rocks. He cut the......

Published: 25 Apr 2017
The museum of peculiar stones: Elvis, E.T., Mihail Gorbaciov, Nemo

The collection was initiated more than 50 years ago and contains over 1700 stones which look more or less like human faces. of course, the most popular pieces are the ones than come close to lo......