Venetian plaster is a very versatile product that is used to mimic marble slabs or other stone products. The name goes back to ancient Rome and Greece. The product can be spread thin or thick depending on the type of plaster that you are using, creating a multi-dimensional appearance adding visual interest. This finish is a way to give a polished look to walls that not only looks beautiful but is also durable in humid or arid regions. The colors are endless and with a mix of metallic powders in wax can look contemporary or by using two to three colors of plaster and varying the plaster product you can make the wall have beautiful depth and texture, even an Old World appearance. There are natural lime based plasters and synthetic versions which beautify with age. These lime based plasters are made from all natural materials and considered a non-pollutant. Some of the lime based plasters in Rome dating back to the Roman Empire still remain today. Most of us are not aware that many famous artists of Italy used plaster and pigments to create their great works of art called fresco paintings which still exist in most of the churches in Italy. The combination of this product gives organic warmth to the walls making a home or business stand out in awe inspiring beauty. The plus is that you would not have to repaint again in the areas you have plastered as this product stands the test of time. “A Painting Company” can prepare samples for you and offer suggestions to create a high end finish.