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How to Make Marble Look Modern in Your Home
Humans have been using marble in their art and architecture since ancient times—and with good reason. It's smooth, beautiful, strong and every piece is unique. While most of us are the most familiar with white marble laced with grey, you can find this timeless stone in pinks and greens, blue and black, too.
Prized as a symbol of taste and of tradition, marble in home decor brings to mind a look of classical elegance. That said, marble has gotten a modern makeover as of late. In just about every major home and furniture store you can find touches of marble—from lamps to tables, trays, bowls and more.
Ahead, we've gathered 15 of our favorite marble home accents that are sure to add some old world charm to your decor.Continue to 2 of 16 below.
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Marble cheese knives for entertaining.Continue to 3 of 16 below.
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Marble bowls for display or the kitchen.
Whether you use them for display or for serving, a marble bowl like this one will not go unnoticed in your kitchen.Continue to 4 of 16 below.
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A statement-making bar set.
If you're looking to decorate your home and strike a balance between the masculine and feminine, a bar set like this will do the trick. The shining metal and slim legs of this 3-piece set are elegant, while the marble top adds some real weight. (Plus we love the small storage shelves to the side, for art even bar supplies.Continue to 5 of 16 below.
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A serving tray for an elegant cocktail hour.Continue to 6 of 16 below.
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A marble desk lamp for the home office.Continue to 8 of 16 below.
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A scented candle you won't mind displaying.Continue to 10 of 16 below.
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A stylish wall clock to keep you prompt.Continue to 12 of 16 below.
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Marble hexagon coasters.Continue to 13 of 16 below.
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A marble pedestal for artful kitchen displays.Continue to 14 of 16 below.
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A flatware set to spice up every meal.
Give your usual at-home meal an upgrade with this set of faux-marble flatware from one of our favorite affordable home stores—Wayfair.Continue to 15 of 16 below.
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Metal and marble barware.
If you're ready to take your home bar game to the next level, allow us to introduce you to West Elm's Deco barware collection. Gold and marble pair perfectly and may just inspire you to start whipping up some mixology-worthy cocktails in your living room.