Italian Polished Plaster, also referred to as Stucco, Venetian Plaster and Marmarino, have their roots into the history of Venetian and Italian plasters. These plasters are eco-friendly, highly durable and light-weight options that can last for many years and have been used since Roman times. It is considered as an applied art and needs a highly experienced specialist to create a distinct look.
The polished plasters cover decorative plaster finishes of polished Venetian plaster, Marmorino plaster and the textured polished plaster walls.
Polished plaster is mainly used internally, on walls and ceilings, to give a finish that looks like polished marble, travertine, or limestone. Also a mixture of these plasters can create a dramatic effect, allowing a home’s personality to literally shine through.
Marmorino is a plaster or stucco decoration used on walls, made popular during the Renaissance period 500 years ago in Venice. Its a mix of plaster paste with marble grains, natural waxes and colorants having water proofed and antibacterial properties.
Textured plasters are used to create unique finishes in a number of different styles of pitted, dragged and travertine. Textured polished plasters have a matt finish with a slight rough feel and is made from large carrara marble grains, slaked lime, soaps and tints.
Venetian Plaster finish is made from fine marble and lime putty to create a high-gloss mirror-like walls and ceilings. This plaster is naturally porous, eco-friendly regulating humidity and allowing the walls to breathe. An extremely versatile material which can be used to create multiple finishes.