Pastellone is an ancient technique almost disappeared.
Pastellone is used as the application of the classic Venetian Marmorino onto floors.
Examples can be found in the many historical buildings in Venice. Unlike resin or other synthetic and cementitious floors, pastellone is made with hydraulic lime and natural powders of marble.
Pastellone has a smooth, lightly polished finish which has a transparent look.
The technique for applying pastellone is an art, depending of the ability of the craftsman to apply the pastellone with the metal trowel. The composition of the pastellone allows to obtain a completely waterproof surface. In fact it is also possible to make shower niches, washbasins, tubs & complete bathrooms).
Works made with pastellone
Patellone is ideal for a minimalist environment because of its smooth, uninterrupted continuity.
This natural marmorino is suitable for any area: bathrooms, kitchens, stairs, hallways or bedrooms.
Endless effects adding stones and earth pigments
black & white marble
Black ebano & Giallo vicenza
Chamotte e black marble
Black stones & Grey marble
Grey vicenza marble stones
Chamotte & Ebano stones
Grey Marble & Micha gold
Chamotte & grey marble