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faux marble paint finish

painted yellow sienna simulated faux marble

yellow sienna

A faux marble paint finish depicting Sienna marble, a highly decorative stone from the Sienna region in Italy. A huge variety of tone and colour is available in the natural material. The specialist decorator is often employed to render the more expensive and exotic marbles using the methods of marbleizing. Sienna Brocatelle is distinguished by having veins of an often violet tinge and white calcite elements. It is one of the most attractive of the yellow marbles and has a long established tradition of use in Europe. A number of quarries were worked on land belonging to the Convent of Montarenti from this origin comes the name of one variety of this marble called, Old Convent Siena. This sought after type was used in the Carnegie Library music hall and the chancel of Bristol cathedral.