The Portuguese type Arabescato is a white colored marble, being known for its consistent white background and delicate darker blue to grey veins that compose all of its surface. This is a very high standard white marble, showing similar signs to the Italian type Arabescato marble, from where the name Arabescato comes from.

The variations of the Portuguese-type Arabescato marble depend on few factors such as:
background: which may show a more or less uniform white color;
veins: where the vein structure may be more dense or delicate;
color: some selections may present a slight color blend, which together with the white may show some slight pink, grey or even vein color tones.

  • Arabescato Lagoon marble

    Arabescato Lagoon marble

  • Arabescato Grey marble

    Arabescato Grey marble

  • Arabescato Silver marble

    Arabescato Silver marble

  • Arabescato Silver marble

    Arabescato Silver marble

Extraction area

The Portuguese type Arabescato marble is explored around the area between the cities of Estremoz and Vila Vicosa, which are located on the Southern part of Portugal, about 180km East of Lisbon and roughly 60km West of the border with Spain.

This area is located in the Alentejo region and considered the main extraction area for Portuguese marble, with long history of extraction and production of white marble.