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The Natural Stone Institute and Stone World Magazine prestigious awards.
BLOG   BACK TO BLOG    ***Disclaimer***   This is a totally self-congratulating, apparently I did something good so indulge me kind of story, and may contain an… http://marioandson.com/blog/and-winner/

Visiting the artists of Italy

A brief tour of Italy's finest artists of stone and glass.
BLOG   BACK TO BLOG   In route to the Marmomacc stone fair, we once again planned a few "extra" adventures before conducting our business in northern Italy. Starting in… http://marioandson.com/blog/visiting-artists-italy/

There and back again, part 6: Finito!

Completing another trip to Italy, purchasing beautiful stone for our customers.
BLOG   BACK TO BLOG   All good things must come to an end… Four days at a trade show is quite enough. The fact that you must always be “on” takes its toll both… http://marioandson.com/blog/there-and-back-again-part-6-recap/

There and back again, part 5: Antolini

Joey Marcella of Mario and Son, invited guest of Antolini Italy gala.
BLOG   BACK TO BLOG We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.  -Willy Wonka In the worldwide stone industry, there’s one company that’s the… http://marioandson.com/blog/there-and-back-again-part-5-antolini/

There and back again, part 4: Marmomacc

Mario and Son, representing the Stone Fabricator Alliance, in Verona Italy.
BLOG   BACK TO BLOG In the company of giants…   The distant sound of church bells provides a soothing soundtrack with my morning cappuccino, until the waitress fires… http://marioandson.com/blog/there-and-back-again-part-4-marmomacc/

There and back again, part 3: Verona

Attending the Verona fair, to see the latest in the marble and granite industry.
BLOG   BACK TO BLOG Gelato addiction… Today we leave Carrara and the Alpi Apuane and continue northeast, taking a leisurely drive through Emilia-Romagna into the… http://marioandson.com/blog/there-and-back-again-part-3-verona/