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  • A Cut Above for 25 Years

    September 18, 2017

    25 years ago, CUMAR’s founder ​Ivo Cubi – ​a seventh-generation stone expert, traveled to the states from Italy with a mission to be one of the best stone fabricators in the business.

    This month as we celebrate the anniversary of opening our doors in Everett, we are both honored and humbled to have served our customers for a quarter of a century, ​and being home to the largest stone warehouse in New England.

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  • Solid or Not??

    August 18, 2017

    By: Carlotta Cubi

    At CUMAR, we strive to appease the most innovative and challenging design concepts that our clients throw at us on a regular basis, which is why we are constantly investing in new technology and pushing the limits of what can be created with stone. Our extensive, and very exclusive inventory, of stone slabs set CUMAR apart from our competitors, and are considered a source of inspiration and creativity for the architecture and design community.

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  • So, You’re color trendy?

    August 1, 2017

    Every year, Pantone, Benjamin Moore, and Sherwin Williams release what they call a “color of the year.” In 2017, a color called “Greenery,” a deep purple called “Shadow,” and a “Poised Taupe” were the colors of choice, respectively.

       

    (L-R: Greenery; Shadow; Poised Taupe)

     

    But what does a new color a year mean for the trendy? How can you keep up without having to constantly re-do a room?!

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  • CUMAR now offering revolutionary Antolini’s Azerocare

    July 6, 2017

    By Stephanie O’Brien, Care & Maintenance Manager

    I am very blessed to consider Italy a second home and have traveled to many different corners of the splendid country, always amazed by, and in awe of, the beauty that surrounds me. On my most recent vacation, it was a different experience than in the past, more stone-conscious, so-to-speak. From ancient sites to classical churches to modern construction, natural stone is an integral part of the history of the country.

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  • Creative Collaborations

    April 14, 2017

    For those New England fans out there, you can think of Rosemary as the Coach Belichick of the design field. As Belichick has said, “On a team, it’s not the strength of the individual players, but it is the strength of the unit and how they all function together.”

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  • Care & Maintenance Release

    March 1, 2017

    Cumar Marble and Granite, of Everett Massachusetts, custom fabricators of natural stone, is pleased to announce the expansion of their Care & Maintenance Department.

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  • Featured Stone of the Month: Stromatolite

    February 24, 2017

    Stromatolite has its origins in the first microbe on this earth…

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  • Featured Stone of the Month: Black Obsidian

    December 24, 2016

    Obsidian is a volcanic glass. Its formation is due to the sudden cooling of lava rich in silica…

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  • Design Guide, Blog, December 2016

    December 1, 2016

    While typically marble strikes a traditional pose, that isn’t the case in the dazzling Poggenpohl kitchen with stonework by Cumar, Inc. Here, the luminous marble takes on the more linear, contemporary effect of the clean-lined space, its sweeping fields of Calacatta…

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  • Featured Stone of the Month: Carnelian Brown

    September 24, 2016

    This fiery colored stone descends from the Chalcedony group of quartzes.

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