• 12/6/2017 1:24 PM

GMS In The Werks: Dundee Theater

The 92-year old Dundee Theater, that has been closed since 2013, has officially reopened. Those that have grown up and lived around Omaha have tons of memories from the historic theater and were thrilled that a big goal of the renovation project was to honor the history of the theater.

  • 6/7/2017 6:00 AM

Natural vs. Man-Made Marble

Choosing between natural or man made marble can be tough if you don’t know the key differences between the two of them and what might be best for what you are using it for.

  • 4/19/2017 6:00 AM

From Quarry To Countertop : Il Capo And The Apuan Alps

From afar, the Apuan Alps in Northwest Italy might look like they are covered in snowcaps, but that’s not snow you are looking at. The specks of white you see atop of the mountains is actually Carrara marble that has been quarried from the face of these mountains. Quarrying this beautiful marble has been going on for centuries and is the source of many famous sculptures throughout history.

  • 3/8/2017 6:00 AM

The Latest Color Trends for Natural Stone

The 2017 color trend predictions are in and they are and attentions grabbing selection of colors. Deep purple (Shadow), greenery, and taupe (Poised Taupe) are this years color trend according to Sherwin Williams, Pantone, and Benjamin Moore. The colors are contrasting, which is making homeowners curious about how to integrate them into their designs. It will be interesting to see how this year's color trend impacts the use of natural stone for homeowners and businesses.

  • 2/15/2017 6:00 AM

From Quarry to Countertop - “White Spiders” Part 1

We’re often asked: “How do the workers in the quarries stay safe?” The answer lies with the brave climbers who work on the faces of the rock, chipping away unsafe portions and making sure the quarrymen working underneath them stay protected. These men are known as “The White Spiders,” “The Angels of Carrara,” or “Tecchiaiolo.”

  • 1/11/2017 8:45 AM

Identifying Marble

What adds a seasoned elegance and class to a home or commercial building better than marble? Not much in our opinion. There’s just something about the unique character of marble that is captivating. However, it can be challenging to determine if you are looking at natural marble, man-made marble, or granite.

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