The term "Marble" is derived from the Latin word "Marmar" which itself comes from the Greek root "Marmarous" meaning there by a shining stone.
Marble is a reasonably strong and durable stone. It takes good polish, popularly used as wall claddings, floors, skirtings, table tops, treads and risers, sculptures, artefacts.
Since time immemorial, marble slabs and marble tiles have been used in temples, mosques, palaces, and homes. Marble is the most popular ornamental and decorative stone because of its pleasing colors, attractive patterns and designs.