The Pietra Serena of Firenzuola
Calamini Urbano Firm, a family tradition ...
The great experience gained from the long family tradition, combined with the relentless adaptation of extraction and production methods, allows the company to respond in a synergistic way to all design requests, even the most complex and demanding. We provide a product of the highest quality and remarkable aesthetic impact.
This Tuscan stone is the symbol of the Florentine Renaissance. As a matter of fact, from the second half of the 14th century up to the present, this natural stone is considered a synonym of prestige and elegance. Thanks to its high workability the Pietra Serena sandstone adapts to any type of construction, from major contemporary architectural works to the renovation of historic buildings, to urban furniture as well as sculptures.
The Pietra Serena Stone is the perfect solution for indoor and outdoor stone tile finishing since this natural stone creates a well-balanced play of light combined with fine and distinctive classic details. The technique to process the Pietra Serena Sandstone extracted from Calamini Urbano’s quarries is the solution to our customer needs. Our Strengths
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The Pietra Serena Sandstone from Firenzuola is a material that represents our great cultural, artistic and architectural heritage
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We use the best components and the most sophisticated techniques for processing our sandstone stone. Moreover, we use the best equipment and the most reliable machinery supplied by world-leading companies.
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Brento Alta Sandstone Quarry: Explosion due to extraction in the quarry
Firenzuola’s sandstone extraction activity is divided into several phases. In the open-cast quarries, the preliminary operation today as in the past consists in the elimination of the first layers of soil from the area chosen for extraction. The next action consists in the removal, through an excavation work and with the use of explosive sticks.