Maybe no surface inspires the sentiment of old-world Europe in the way that the decorative wall finish of Venetian plaster does. This hundreds of years old system includes the use of a few thin layers of plaster to make a nuanced profundity of shading and a polished sparkle. Its notoriety resurged in the 1990s with the return in popular Tuscan decorating techniques, and it’s held relentless from that point forward as an approach to give extravagance and patina to customary dividers. This is what you have to know about this time-honored decorative wall finish, Venetian plaster.
Venetian plaster is a surfacing system that goes back to the Roman Empire. It started as a procedure to recreate the look of costly stones, for example, marble and stone.
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Generally, the methodology includes a plaster made with slaked lime, ground marble and a variety of colors, troweled onto dividers and cleaned with wax to a rich sheen. Albeit today’s Venetian plaster items regularly utilize engineered substances, their profundity and shine remains the heart of their allure.
Industry idealists battle that with a specific end goal to be called Venetian plaster, the surface must hold fast to the exemplary arrangement and routines for application, which require proficient artisan techniques. In any case, many venetian plaster specialists are fulfilled by cutting edge materials and fresher methods that give themselves to the DIY ethos.
Generally, Venetian plaster can go over drywall, paint, tile, wood or block. It’s regularly utilized as a part of kitchens and bathrooms due to its dampness safe inclinations.
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Surfaces need to be flawless before application — no chipping paint, chips or splits. In spite of the fact that the plaster can be connected to certain textured surfaces, others have to be skim-covered ahead of time.
Venetian plaster is strong and long-wearing, so it can hold up to substantial utilization. The hues don’t blur over time, so you won’t need to repaint; you’ll basically need to apply a new layer of wax each couple of years to keep it shiny. Dust and earth won’t penetrate it, and you can clean it effectively by wiping with a dry cloth.
Due to its all-natural ingredients, genuine Venetian plaster is ecofriendly and doesn’t radiate unsafe VOCs or different mixes. Additionally, lime has natural antibacterial properties, so it repels mildew and mold.
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ANTICO ANTIQUE FINISH

Venice is a city of great depth: layer upon layer of history and civilization emerge in every glorious building. This technique uses layers and layers of plaster to create the rich look and feel of three dimensions. Whether you choose Antico Stone, Antico Rain or Antico Vein, each additional layer adds more beauty every time you look.

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CUSTOM FINISH

Venetian plaster has no single look or feel. It can look like marble, travertine or limestone. It can be highly polished – matte, satin or glossy – or more tactile. Our Venetian plaster can match your current wall finish or – with endless color options, textures and designs – together we can create a finish that is truly one of a kind. Whatever the choice, it will have a depth and beauty unmatched anywhere.

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LINEN SILK FINISH

Linen cloth goes back tens of thousands of years; in Pharaonic Egypt it was a symbol of light and purity and was displayed as wealth. Silk, developed in ancient China, was the most sought-after luxury item traded to Europe. Now the texture and luster of these fabrics – with a final coat of shimmering silver or gold – gives any wall a stunning three-dimensional effect and turns it from simple to rich and bold.

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NOTTI VENEZIANE ANTIQUE VELVET

“Notti Veneziane” means “Venetian Nights” and this finish evokes it.  At night in Venice, the lanterns come on, creating shimmering reflections in the lagoon, and the city’s ancient plaster walls gleam in the moonlight. Similarly, our metallic pigments change in the light, on a texture as rich as Venetian leather and as velvety as a Venice night...undeniably romantic.

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TOSCANA FINISH

The birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Tuscany’s heritage endures in its stunning landscapes, its great vineyards, and its charming villages. The Medici villas and Tuscany’s grand cities of Pisa, Lucca Siena and of course Florence are all rich in culture and architectural majesty. This finish, with many colors and textures with which you can customize, brings the essence of this historic region into your home.

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VENUS MARBLE EFFECT FINISH

In Roman mythology, Venus was the goddess of beauty and love. The most famous sculpture of her, the Venus de Milo, was carved in a marble that outlives all time. For our Venus Marble- Effect Finish, we use natural components to create a marble-like appearance – glossy and smooth and with a Venus Metal topcoat that plays with the light in your room. In all, it’s a finish of beauty you will love.

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