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Lime vs Synthetic Polished plaster

‘Venetian polished plaster’, ‘Venetian plaster’ or ‘polished plaster’ is not just one type of finish or wall coating, it is a term which is widely used to describe a variety of finishes that are associated with the beautiful Italian City of Venice. Most applicators, designers and architects prefer to call Venetian polished plaster a technique […]

What makes Polished Plaster so Unique?

Polished plaster is an ornate style of plaster that traditionally uses marble dust within the mix to leave a marble-like surface effect on the finished wall.  Although the term refers primarily to the product, meaning a plaster that comes from the north of Italy and is used for creating beautiful unique surface effects, the term […]

Benefits of Polished Plaster

Polished  plaster is a wall finish made of slaked lime and marble dust. It has many benefits over some more traditional wall treatments, such as wallpaper or drywall.  Originally most commonly seen on walls in Venice, Italy, during the late 16th century, Polished plaster has recently become one of the most frequently requested wall finishes on the market. Below […]