Ornate Marble fireplaces and marble fire surrounds are available in a huge variety of styles and textural finishes. When choosing the ideal Ornate Marble Fireplaces, be sure to find a site which allows you a close-up view of the textural finish of the particular marble used in each design. Whilst of course, your fireplace will have unique individual markings, this view will allow you to ascertain the quality of the stone in relation to the aesthetic ambience of the design.
However, you are likely to find great variation in terms of elaborate or more basic and simple designs, colours of marble, and differences in the styles and materials used for hearths. Marble fire surrounds tend to be designed in a classical fashion which perfectly suits such a magnificent material and furthermore, is guaranteed to never go out of style- after all, Classical and Neoclassical design has remained prominent for thousands of years.
A marble fireplace is an investment, so be prepared to pay a reasonable price for a quality piece, but shop around to find sales and special offers, as these tend to occur more frequently with web businesses than in showroom shops.