Indian Marble vs. Imported Marble
Published on July 29, 2022.

Modernising or uplifting the vibe inside a residence by complementing the decor with a suitable colour combination is an art in itself. The depiction of distinctiveness, in addition to creating a unique realm throughout the residence, is a masterwork that is honed with the correct strategy and an excellent selection of natural works of art. Amplifying the ambience of the residential space necessitates due deliberation and commitment to deliver a masterpiece. A flawless blend of distinct colours and textures offers the finest perspective on the surroundings.

The practice of gracing and decorating residential or commercial premises with spectacular luxury stones that exemplify the standard of living has now become widely attractive.

Nothing beats marble for interior decoration because of its unparalleled sheer beauty and relative abundance of lustre in contrast to certain other factory-made resources such as vitrified or laminated slabs. Having the ability to make any space look spacious, luxurious and elegant, the best quality marble is often an architect or interior designer’s ideal choice for decorating any premises. Imported marble flooring is often the ultimate pick of space owners, whether it is for their home or workspace, because it is easy to clean, requires very little maintenance, and adds to the beauty of the space.

With a plethora of options available in the market, it might be confusing for some of us to select one between imported marble and Indian marble to enhance the finesse of your premises. If you have ever wondered about what the difference between the two is, read further as we discuss how imported marble differs from Indian marble so it becomes easier for you to select the stone that meets your needs.


Imported marble is quarried and sourced from various locations across the globe, ranging from the highlands of Italy to the terrains of Turkey, while Indian marble, on the other hand, is quarried from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh.


Imported white marble has an elevated lustre that is pearly and luminous, whereas Indian marble has a moderate sheen. Coloured imported marble also displays a depth of hue, even with varying shades, while Indian marble features fainter shades in its limited range.


Imported marble is often available in 18–20 mm slabs, while Indian marble can be available in various thicknesses and can go up to 30mm.


Imported marble slabs are often, unpolished, but in Indian marble you can pick between either polished or unpolished marble.


Imported marble requires highly skilled craftsmen, whereas Indian marble can be done installed with comparatively less skilled craftsmen.


Imported marble is very soft. On the other hand, Indian marble is comparatively harder.


Italian Botticino, Perlato Sicilia, Nero (black) Marquina, Rossa Verona, Crema Marfil, Carrara marble, and Statuario marble are by far the most commonly used types of imported marble. Yet, there are many more atypical marble varieties of imported marble that you can choose for your home. On the other hand, Indian marble is way more common.

Some of the commonly preferred colours and varieties of Indian marble are: white Makrana marble, Indian Statuario marble, white Banswara marble, Jaisalmer stone or yellow marble, Udaipur green marble, Jodhpur pink marble, Abu black marble, and so on.

Areas Of Use

Imported marble, specifically Italian marble, has been used to give the interiors an elevated appearance. It is being used as an elegant feature on floors, walls, bathroom vanities, countertops, and other surfaces. Italian marble, if compared to Indian marble, is soft and susceptible to staining. Hence, it is not recommended to be used for kitchen countertops. Indian marble, on the other hand, is pretty much used for all kinds of applications such as flooring, bathroom walls, kitchen flooring and countertops, bathrooms, and tabletops.

R K Marble serves every valuable customer with a variety of high-quality marble collections, each distinctive in colour, texture, appearance, and quality to choose from. Explore the world of luxury interiors at R K Marble; pick your stone of choice and elevate the luxury quotient of your space.