2018 Stone of the Year


Desert Beige Marble swatch

Desert Beige Marble by Egymar International and International Marble Company has been chosen as the 2018 Natural Stone Institute Stone of the Year. The stone will be featured on 2018 member certificates, membership code of ethics, and association marketing materials throughout the year. 

Desert Beige Marble, also known as Crema Lisboa Marmol, is a light beige marble from Oman used in prestigious projects around the world because of its strength, reliability, and sustainability. Its technical specifications match with the quality standards of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM).

For more information on Desert Beige Marble, please visit www.intmarbleco.com and www.egymar.com.

Royal Opera House using Desert Beige Marble


Desert Beige Marble Quarry



To inquire about being a future “stone of the year” recipient, contact Jeff Handley at membership@naturalstoneinstitute.org.



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