October 24, 2018
There is much confusion about the true classification of this widely sought out material, and we wanted to put to rest some of the uncertainty for our clients by evaluating the material and testing it ourselves.
Before we jump into the scientific research, let us just touch upon why there is so much confusion in the market, and where the confusion lies. The geological make up of all the various stones consumers are used to seeing,
June 18, 2018
There is a reason why Cumar Inc. established itself over the years as the leading importer and fabricator of the finest marble, granite and exotic stones in the New England region. Its history encompasses several decades and generations: when Angelo “Ivo” Cubi founded Cumar Inc. in 1992 in Everett, MA, he was carrying out a family tradition of seven generations. And it is indisputable that he brought with him a piece of Italy.
It was late spring when a train hit the truck headed to The Cubi’s facility in San Pietro in Cariano (Italy)
Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella and the area surrounding this small city in the heart of Po Valley is considered the marble’s temple.
June 12, 2018
New England Living TV Season 2 Episode 8 features the home and project of Boston based Designer Paula Daher of Daher Interior Design. Paula is a valued customer of Cumar’s so you will see much of Cumar’s elaborate stonework in her projects. This particular Daher project features a gorgeous marble kitchen with a soft leathered finish, a Blue Calcite bathroom complete with slabs on the walls and built up moldings, and a fabulous custom fireplace surround which will be shown alongside our very own Carlo Barglia in this episode.
March 8, 2018
Boston Design week is just around the corner! We’re honored to once again be a sponsor and excited about the two special events we are involved in this year.
CUMAR is hosting the Northshore kickoff event for Boston Design Week at our Everett showroom on Wednesday, April 4th at 5:30pm. Entitled, “Through Rain, and Sleet, and Snow and Sun – Designing and Building for the New England Climate,” this dynamic presentation with some of the home industry’s leading experts in home and landscape design and construction will be moderated by This Old House host,
February 9, 2018
We are honored to have been recognized again by Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston® 2018 Home edition for Best Stone in Boston. This is in addition to previous years 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016.
February 7, 2018
When most people think about February, the month of love, they think about a whole lot of red. From heart shaped everything, to a big bouquet of roses, there is no escaping red! In the stone world however, celebrating the month of love means paying tribute to what we like to call “heart stones,” which are predominately comprised of shades of pink and green. These “heart stones” promote healing, balance and a spiritual concept of love,
October 27, 2017
Fall is Here! While we at CUMAR love the warm weather, there’s nothing like a cool crisp October day. Fall is also the time that we get insight on the newest and hottest trends coming in 2018. Recently, Ivo and Carlotta Cubi attended the Marmomac Show in Verona, Italy. Marmomac is the leading global event for the natural stone industry and represents the entire supply chain, from raw material to semi-finished and finished products, from processing machinery and technologies to applications of stone in architecture and design.
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.